open relays at Earthlink

Phil Howard phil at
Fri Aug 28 01:28:13 UTC 1998

Dean Anderson
> At 02:04 AM 8/26/98 +1000, Adam Todd wrote:
> >>ISPs sell customers a TCP/IP connection to the Internet.  To me that means
> >>taking my IP datagrams and delivering them to where I address them.  I
> >
> >UUNET sells connections to users that allows them to deliver packets?  Only
> >problem is so many places block more and more UUNET traffic every day.
> >Eventually UUNET will have to do something about it's inability to transit
> >anything except the backbones and it's a pretty lonely world out there on
> >your own.
> Yes, it certainly is lonely.  You isolate yourselves, too.  From purely
> that point of view, it is the smaller group that harmed the most by
> isolation.  So, are you larger or smaller than UUnet?
> As I have pointed out numerous times previously, your tactics are fatally
> flawed and damage the cause more than help it.  You're losing your battles,
> pretty much as I expected, for pretty much the reasons I explained
> previously.  It's too bad.  Some spam regulation would be a good thing, I
> think, but the radicals are making that impossible.
> 		--Dean
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