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Re: How do you stop outgoing spam?

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Tue Sep 10 13:36:16 2002


On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Dave Crocker wrote:

>
> At 08:20 PM 9/9/2002 +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:
> >outbound SMTP should be blocked for any dynamic or dialup source within
>
> One of the basic problems with discussions about spam control is that it
> focuses entirely on spam.  Blocking output SMTP from individual dial-ups
> has a serious negative consequence:
>
>          Laptop mobile users cannot use their home SMTP server.

Why are mobile laptop users NOT using ssl/esmtp ? This uses port 587 or
425 or something like that... additionally, it provides authenitcation for
the connection. Atleast in small scenarios it works beautifully.





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