<OT> what is a port?

Tony Alfrey tonyalfrey at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 17 11:36:16 PDT 2008

vu pham wrote:
> Personally I think it is the mail server owners are the people who are 
> responsible for blocking spam mails, not the ISP. The ISP may own mail 
> servers, but they should just limit the spam mails by setting up 
> filters, rules on their mail servers, not on the network.

Ah, yes, that would be convenient but I think my chances of getting 
Comcast to do that are zero.  So it sounds like you are saying that 
Comcast can limit traffic that includes access to port 25 *independent* 
of actually accessing the Comcast smtp server?

Tony Alfrey
tonyalfrey at earthlink.net
"I'd Rather Be Sailing"

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