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Re: Complain against comcast

 Bill Horne wrote: 
> Tom Metro wrote: 
>> Of course the spam argument doesn't really apply to blocking inbound 
>> port 25. 
> Seen from the perspective of a network manager, it _does_ apply: there 
> are thousands of business and home users whose machines are set up to 
> receive email on port 25 by default, and when those uses get spam, they 
> call Comcast and complain. If blocking inbound traffic to port 25 avoids 
> paying for a staff to handle those complaints, then the manager's choice 
> is simple. 

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