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Re: Anti-recommendation: Comcast.

 Mark Richards wrote: 
> Dan Ritter wrote: 
>> At about 3:17 AM on Thursday the 17th, Comcast imposed a filter on 
>> port 25 
>> (SMTP) inbound to my cable modem. 
> Why npot put it on another port? 

Because then inbound mail still wouldn't work.  It's a well-known port for a 

>> The freedom to manage your own email is essential in today's legal 
>> environment, in which the government appears not to need a subpoena to 
>> read your email if a third party stores it for you. 
> Agreed, but anything and everything is likely being captured anyway, 
> providing coverage even if a third party doesn't cave in.  The third 
> party deal means less work. 

Not necessarily.  It's certainly possible that /everything/ is being captured. 
  But it's very likely that mail in particular is archived on any third-party 
server that accepts it.  Sarbanes-Oxley and the like. 


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