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Re: SMTP relaying policies for Commercial ISP customers...?

  • From: jlewis
  • Date: Fri Feb 13 17:16:33 2004

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Leo Vegoda wrote:

> > Yes, that is a little bit stickier of an issue, IFF your goal is to
> > somehow continue to provide the would-be spammer with the ability to send
> > traffic to the net, provided it doesn't transit your mail server. I feel
> > that you're overlooking the simple solution. Blocking the entire account
> > so they can't access anything is the proper response to a spamming
> > incident.
> If you block the entire account then the user can't use the account
> to download the updates your Abuse Team will responsibly want to
> point him/her at. If you want to lose the customer then that's your
> business. If you want to keep the customer, helping them fix their
> mistakes is probably a painful and thankless task - but important
> and useful to the whole Internet community.

What about

After seeing that presentation, I wondered if an ISP could get away with 
something similar.  Eric has the advantage of being the monopoly service 
provider for the dorms.
 Jon Lewis *[email protected]*|  I route
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