rmeyer at mhsc.com
Fri May 25 01:27:50 UTC 2001
> From: Steve Sobol [mailto:sjsobol at NorthShoreTechnologies.net]
> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 2:51 PM
> Shawn McMahon wrote:
> > > TCP rate-limiting on outbound traffic to *:25 would also
> be extremely
> > > effective, particularly on unclassified customer traffic,
> and without the
> > > heavy-handed nature of denying all dial-up traffic.
> Rate-limiting doesn't
> > > interfere with low-volume legitimate mail, but it really
> cramps spam.
> > It interferes heavily with transmission of large files via
> email, though,
> > and this *IS* a valid use of service.
> The transmission of large files is not a valid use of email.
Is too... I send large documents regularly, via email. I just sent a 125
page word doc, with about 20 embedded Visio drawings and a bunch of embedded
Excel spreadsheets. It was huge. Most of the recipients are on dialups with
Win98. How else do you expect me to get it to them ... FTP? Most of them are
NOT computer jocks.
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