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From John Hardin <>
Subject Re: How to report a spam botnet
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:49:12 GMT
On Tue, 20 Nov 2012, Robert A. Ober wrote:

> On 11/20/12 6:29 AM, Jason Ede wrote:
>>  However, ISP's blocking smtp ports for suspected spammers would help...
>>  Ideally they'd block all traffic on port 25 or 587 not sent through their
>>  SMTP engine which would do some basic spam checks...
> ____________________________________
> Which might block my legitimate server and some of my clients who are on 
> Comcast Business.  This has been brought up frequently but is a bad idea. 
> Too often folks in larger organizations forget about us little guys.

Comcast Business would probably have different default policies than 
Comcast Residential. Also, ISP's doing this *should* have an 
exception-by-request policy.

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