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Re: Anti-recommendation: Comcast.

 On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 16:30:42 -0500 
"Matt Shields" <[hidden email]> wrote: 

> I understand Comcast's decision, because they want to stop the flood 
> of spam coming from home networks.  But for someone like myself which 
> has valid servers on the internet and a valid reason for allowing 
> outbound connecting to port 25, and I control what comes in and out of 
> them, then I am responsible for stopping spam or my upstream provider 
> will shut me off.  If Comcast is going to require my customer's use 
> Comcast's outbound smtp servers, then that doesn't help me control 
> what type of customers are on my servers.  In fact it means I can't 
> use Domain Keys or SPF for my customers. 

I certainly don't like them blocking port 25, but they are not 
concerned with those of us who have the skills and desire to set up an 
MTA that does not relay. The problem is the vast majority of people who 
don't have a clue. 
Jerry Feldman <[hidden email]> 
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