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Re: Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 09:57:11PM +0200, Oliver Kurth wrote:

> I do not think it makes sense for ISPs, but in some company networks
> that allow windows clients it _does_ make sense, to prevent virii from
> spreading out, if the company MTA has a virus scanner.

ISPs (especially free ones that make their money from terminating phone
calls) have been known to use it as an anti-spam measure.  Forcing SMTP
through their servers makes it much easier to police potential abuse.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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