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Re: open relays at Earthlink

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Wed Aug 26 11:02:23 1998

On 08/24/98, Aaron Goldblatt <aglists@trantortech.com> wrote: 

> Or you can continue to allow people to spam, which doesn't cost anything in
> any quantifiable manner, and annoys your support staff a whole lot less.

	...in the short term.

	But in the long term, people stop accepting mail from you,
	which costs even more.  Talk to AGIS or ACSI (now eSpire) for
	first-hand accounts of how bad it can get when you piss off
	(or allow your customers to piss off) millions of people.

-- 
J.D. Falk <jdfalk@cp.net>                         Are you RFC 527 compliant?
Special Agent In Charge (Abuse Issues)
Critical Path, Inc.




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