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Re: Verizon is easily fooled by spamming zombies
On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, Gadi Evron wrote: > > There is no real reason why you should be able to email out with > [email protected] using Verizon's own servers. perhaps not that, but surely [email protected] and if they do/have auth info they can even see who it was when there are problems. > > If you are an advanced enough user to have your own vanity domain then > you are advanced enough to have your own SMTP server. If port 25 is > blocked, you can probably sort this out with your ISP (if said ISP is > responsive to your needs) and/or move an ISP. > 1) monopoly isps 2) standard config 3) lack of ability to make 1/2/3 changes here/there/everywhere (config drift) for customers not paying more than the 'standard'. There are other reasons of course. Also, customers with their own SMTP/IMAP services COULD just do tcp/587 'submission'... but we covered that ground already I think?