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Re: AOL testing new anti-spam technology

On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 09:54:41AM -0500, Jeff S Wheeler wrote:
> I don't understand how this problem will be solved for folks who travel.
> For example, many hotel access services redirect your SMTP TCP sessions
> to their local smart sender these days, as quite simply, that is the
> easiest way to prevent customers from being unable to send mail due to
> relay restrictions on their office or ISP mail server.

>From http://spf.pobox.com/forsysadmins.html: "You should enable port 587
so your roaming users can inject messages even when their hotel is
blocking port 25."

We had this problem with users using wireless networks like T-Mobile
hotspots, and worked around it with alternate ports.

"If you put a billion monkeys in front of a billion typewriters typing
at random, they would reproduce the entire collected works of Usenet in
about ... five minutes."   -Anon.  
"Come to think of it, there are already a million monkeys on a million
typewriters, and the Usenet is NOTHING like Shakespeare!"   -Blair Houghton

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