On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 11:44:40PM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote: > On Thu, Jun 03, 1999 at 09:27:15AM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote: > > using DUL has nothing to do with "ghettos" - it is entirely to do with > > the undisputable fact that almost all spam comes directly from dialup IP > > addresses, sent from throw-away dialup accounts. > > I do not relay. My ISP runs NT on its mail server. I want my mail > delivered and unmangled. I would be greatly offended if my email started > getting rejected simply because I don't have a relay set up (especially > given that I'm running a Linux workstation here and don't NEED a relay to > get my mail safely to where it belongs.) But read above. The reasons for requiring a relay are quite clear and quite valid. It doesn't matter how safe your Linux is for delivering mail, it's just as safe for a spammer and therefore not allowed. > Let me be the many likely to tell you where you can place your > "acceptable manner"... Provide me a useful mail relay and I might Any mail relay not provided by your ISP is probably also available to spammers. Therefore it's useless. > consider using it. Maybe. Otherwise you haven't a leg to stand on as > far as I'm concerned because I do NOT have a useful mail relay unless I'm > it. And yes, I have a dialup account. So what? Get an ISP that you can trust then. Hamish -- Hamish Moffatt VK3SB (ex-VK3TYD). CCs of replies from mailing lists are welcome.
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