Outgoing SMTP Servers

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Oct 27 01:17:12 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Andrews" <marka at isc.org>

> Now most people don't care about this but you shouldn't have to get
> a business grade service just to have secure email sessions and if
> you want to run a SMTP server to do that you are not changing the
> amount of traffic going over the connection so why the hell should
> a ISP care. IMAP, POP, SMTP all have about the same overhead for
> inbound email.

They shouldn't care.  Such users (probably 1% or less, though we tend, due to
nerdview, to forget that) are collateral damage to what they're *trying* to 
do, which is to block the 99% of the traffic with that profile, which is bot

This has nothing to do with bandwidth; that's a strawman.

-- jra
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