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SubjectRe: What the Heck? [Fwd: Returned mail: User unknown]
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>>>>> "Ricky" == Ricky Beam <jfbeam@bluetopia.net> writes:

Ricky> On Sun, 3 Sep 2000, Horst von Brand wrote:
>> Much more of a reason to get them to clean up their act!

Ricky> Excuse me? How the hell do you expect them to "clean up their
Ricky> act" when their "dialup" users are the problem? Are you gonna
Ricky> scan 250,000 machines to make sure they aren't running SMTP
Ricky> servers? Trap all port 25 traffic?

Ricky> It's the same problem EVERY ISP has. RR is just higher profile
Ricky> because of the number of users. Cable/DSL are unlike
Ricky> traditional dialup in that you are always connected as long as
Ricky> the machine is on.

And as usual the solution is dead easy, in the subscriber policy the
users have to sign you add a statement prohibiting open relays. If the
ISP gets a complaint about a user still doing this, they verify it and
close the account. Problem solved.

Jes
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