[TriLUG] Re: Port 25 blocked
Lance A. Brown
lance at bearcircle.net
Tue May 18 13:07:59 EDT 2004
Stephen Hoffman wrote:
> bellsouth's. What I didn't understand is why would they block it
> incoming?!?! And none of them could give me a good answer on that count.
> (maybe someone here can) I know of no spammer who propegated spam by
> RECEIVING mail to port 25, but what do I know...I am a residential
> customer..must know nothing!
If it's blocked they don't have to worry about a customer setting up an
SMPT server that is an open relay which spammers love to abuse and
causes headaches for the ISP.
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