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Re: calling Philip Hands <phil@hands.com> [the long version]

On Thu, Jun 03, 1999 at 10:50:18PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Until then, you should realize that some of us don't have money for the
> > bigger and better ISPs.  When it comes right down to it, we have what we
> > have because it's all we can get.  This means we can't rely on their
> > servers---fine.  We can run our own servers!  You want to punish me by
> > causing not just yourself but entire ISPs full of people to be unable to
> > receive mail from me simply because I cannot afford a better provider.
> > 
> > That is what it boils down to.
> You're taking it personally -- it isn't. The problem is that your ISP
> sounds like a great place for spammers to send their bulk mail from.
> It's not about censoring you!
> So your ISP provides you with lots of hours of connectivity, but
> no usable mail relay. Which is most important to you? 

At a rate which is less than any other provider in the area no less. 
Extremely important given that I literally can't afford anything more.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>            Debian GNU/Linux developer
PGP: E8D68481E3A8BB77 8EE22996C9445FBE            The Source Comes First!
* boren tosses matlab across the room and hopes it breaks into a number
  aproaching infinite peices

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