Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee

Cian Brennan cian.brennan at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Feb 23 10:52:20 CST 2010


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 10:32:45AM -0600, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> On 2/23/2010 4:43 AM, Cian Brennan wrote:
> 
> > As has been pointed out several times, they can easily be pretty close. Simply
> > force them to send using the outgoing server of their new ISP, but allow them
> > to still access their mailbox (which is really the only important bit the ISP
> > hosts) over pop/imap/whatever. It's not free, but given that the average ISP
> > seems to give you only a few MB or space, it's hardly going to break the bank.
> 
> and they get shut down for TOS violations (for extra credit, whose TOS
> will apply?)(for more extra credit, who orders the shutdown?) they take
> their "portable" address somewhere else.
> 
We deal with this problem *already* everytime someone smtps from their ISPs
mailserver with an address not provided by their ISP. If the issue is outbound
mail, they can be blocked from sending outbound mail. If the issue is inbound
mail, they've broken the original ISP's TOS and in both cases, can be dealt
with as normal.

> Now what?
> 
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> take everything you have."
> 
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> 
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