<OT> what is a port?
vu at sivell.com
Fri Oct 17 11:43:18 PDT 2008
Tony Alfrey wrote:
> 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?
I believe the ISPs, if they want, can block any packets no matter where
those packets go to, as long as those packets pass thru their routers.
Hey, you go thru *my* house, you have to take my rules :)
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