[SpamCop-List] Re: Comcast considers "clever" anti-spam idea
baloo at ursine.ca
Wed May 26 01:28:20 EDT 2004
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"Tim" <nobody at spamcop.net> writes:
>> "...Comcast's engineers plan to try the innovative approach of identifying
>> the zombie PCs and surreptitiously sending the subscriber's cable modem a
>> new configuration routine that prevents outbound connections on port 25."
> Why don't SpamCast just block port 25 for everybody so that
> they have use the proper mail servers.
Wrong question. People use corporate mail servers remotely via ASMTP
and IMAP regularly, not to mention hobbyist systems. Right question:
Why doesn't Comcast hire enough people to properly staff
abuse at comcast.net?
<baloo at ursine.ca>
Linux. You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.
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