Re: reportbug defaults [Re: Bug#367200: ITP: libemail-send-perl -- Simply Sending Email]
On Wed, 17 May 2006, Ron Johnson wrote:
> It blocks *incoming* port 25 traffic for well understood reasons.
Yes, purely commercial reasons.
> I never knew, though that it also blocks all *outgoing* smtp
> traffic except to it's own servers. Maybe to Winbots from emailing
> files back "home"?
Yes, to avoid spam-bots, spam mailers, and smtp-client-enabled viruses.
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