[kwlug-disc] netalyzr/ispgeeks interpreting [was: Re: Reliable Broadband speed test]

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sat Mar 5 21:13:40 EST 2011

John Johnson wrote, On 03/05/2011 8:22 PM:
> On 2011-03-05 19:51, unsolicited wrote: Quoting SORBS DUHL FAQs:
>> <<<<<
>> It is a matter of debate as to whether a user at home should be 
>> running their own mail server. It is the opinion of SORBS that anyone 
>> competent enough to do so should be allowed to run their own mail 
>> server, but also, that all outgoing mail from dynamically assigned 
>> address space (and in a few cases even from statically assigned space) 
>> should be made to flow through the mail server(s) of the Internet 
>> service provider in question.
>> >>>>>
> Per Execulink:
> "it is technically against our user agreement to run any type server on 
> residential accounts (due to security concerns)."
> Presumably "any type server" includes mail servers.

Yes. Of course. Most providers say the same. Including my own, as 
noted, Rogers. Which was why I particularly noted not long ago that 
mail servers are specifically allowed at eyesurf - that being rather 
unusual to see in the terms of service.

- servers would also include vnc, vpn, ssh, ping, ...

And your point is?

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