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RE: Remote email access

  • From: Al Rowland
  • Date: Tue Feb 04 13:25:30 2003

Don't even need that. I can telnet into the appropriate server/port from
a command prompt but, like your solution below, that is not non-geek
friendly. We need a solution that is AOL user friendly, not NANOG user
friendly if we ever expect to make money with this thing called the
Internet. This will always be tragedy-of-the-commons; the very things
that make service attractive for Joe PayingCustomer also make it easy
for Joe Spammer/Hax0r. 

Open<->Secure, choose your business plan carefully. Good Luck.

Best regards,
Al Rowland

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On 
> Behalf Of David Lesher
> Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 10:06 AM
> To: nanog list
> Subject: Re: Remote email access
> Unnamed Administration sources reported that Al Rowland said:
> > 
> > 
> > Only convenient kludge that is (mostly) provider independent is a 
> > webmail service, a completely different can of worms/flame war.
> Or a shell account at Panix, reached via SSH. 
> $100.00/year is worth it to me; YMMV.
> -- 
> A host is a host from coast to
> & no one will talk to a host that's close........[v].(301) 
> 56-LINUX Unless the host (that isn't 
> close).........................pob 1433 is busy, hung or 
> dead....................................20915-1433

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