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Re: fighting spam || avoiding spam

On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:01:31PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Hi, Luca Pasquali wrote:
> > Yes, at least everyone that is connected from home to the internet does 
> > have a smarthost offered by the provider,
> ... which sometimes does mangle sender header addresses from
> name@debian.org into stupid_id@provider.net.
> That can be fixed, of course (for instance, by allowing authenticated SMTP
> relaying in the debian.org mailers), but it's still not *that* simple.

... which sometimes is not possible due to ISPs restricting port 25
outgoing to only *their* smarthost (which is an easy way to enforce
no-spam policies). As is the case over here.

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