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From "Anthony G. Atkielski" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] home computer as a server
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 18:09:37 GMT
Broming plutonium writes:

> No, I don't think your ISP is blocking port 80. It would mean
> more money for them, but also more angry complaints.

No, it means less money for them.  Hardly anyone uses port 80 except
someone running a server, so by blocking port 80, an ISP forces anyone
running a server to "upgrade" to a "business" account, while having no
effect on ordinary customers.


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