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

John Johnson jvj at golden.net
Sat Mar 5 22:38:36 EST 2011


On 2011-03-05 21:13, unsolicited wrote:
> 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?

Simply: FYI.
JJ


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