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Re: Fun new policy at AOL

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Thu Aug 28 11:29:42 2003

Speaking on Deep Background, the Press Secretary whispered:
> 
> 
> > Shouldn't customers that purchase IP services from an ISP use the ISPs 
> > mail server as a smart host for outbound mail? 
> 
> applying that standard just how large do you have to get before 
> you "graduate" to running your own smtp server. "I'm sorry we won't accept 
> mail from you because you're not an lir?"

Yea! I think the registry should run the mail server. That way,
there's just 3 or 4 nationwide. Makes it easier for Ashcroft
and RIAA, to boot.

And we all know how well NSI does on complex things...



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