Transparent hijacking of SMTP submission...
randy at psg.com
Sat Nov 29 20:45:06 UTC 2014
The STARTTLS filter was merely a tool used to divert and tap the traffic. It is the latter which is over the line.
randy, on a teensy non-computer
On Nov 29, 2014, at 15:17, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> i think of it as an intentional traffic hijack. i would be talking to a
> If the lawyer says anything other than that 47 USC 230(c)(2)(A)
> provides broad immunity for ISP content filtering, even if the filters
> sometimes screw up, you need a new lawyer.
> Filtering STARTTLS on port 587 is pretty stupid, but not everything
> that's stupid is illegal.
> PS: I know enough technical people at Comcast that I would be
> extremely surprised if it were Comcast doing this. There's plenty not
> to like about the corporation, but the technical staff are quite
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