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Re: Clueless service restrictions (was RE: Anti-spam System Idea)

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Tue Feb 17 15:59:20 2004

In message <[email protected]>, "Tony Hain" writes:
>The Internet has value because it allows arbitrary interactions where new
>applications can be developed and fostered. The centrally controlled model
>would have prevented IM, web, sip applications, etc. from ever being
>deployed. If there are any operators out there who still understand the
>value in allowing the next generation of applications to incubate, you need
>to push back on this tendency to limit the Internet to an 'approved' list of
>ports and service models.

Thank you.  You've got it exactly right.  

		--Steve Bellovin,