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Re: Fun new policy at AOL

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Thu Aug 28 11:37:12 2003

Matthew Crocker wrote:


SMTP & DNS should be run through the servers provided by the ISP for the exact purpose. There is no valid reason for a dialup customer to go direct to root-servers.net and there is no reason why a dialup user should be sending mail directly to AOL, or any mail server for that matter (besides their host ISP)

...and there is no reason for dialup customer to have direct access to any other port either,
they´ll just use the www-proxy and other ALG services from the ISP ?

This is a self-solving problem.

Pete






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