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Re: More on spam

On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:53:51AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:20:33AM -0400, David Crane wrote:
> > We do use mailfilter and spamassassin.  But we are losing mail.  We 
> > have a 56K modem and a ISP with POP mail, and they limit us to a 
> > couple of megabytes.  Not everyone can afford DSL, and we don't want
> > to keep the computer on all the time.  We definitely won't want to 
> > automatically dialup ever few hours to clean out the damn Swen 
> > mails.
> Why not just ask your ISP to reject virus infected email at SMTP time,
> or switch to one that does?  That's the obvious solution...

Obvious solutions to other peoples' problems sometimes miss addressing
an issue that was so obvious to the aflicted person that they did not
mention it. Many of us have brain dead ISPs. 'Just asking your ISP' is
often not a realistic option.  

Paul E Condon           

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