[clug] mail problem on bigpond

Adrian Blake A.Blake at physics.usyd.edu.au
Mon Aug 15 00:01:32 GMT 2005

Tomasz Ciolek wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 12:52:44PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
>>On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 12:11:27 +1000 Tony and Robyn Lewis
>><beakysnugger at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>>Is this going to be effective in the mid/long-term?  Won't spambots
>>>just start using the smart hosts for delivery?
>>Yeah, but then you can filter them.  You could, for instance, throttle
>>them, or scan them for virsuses, or ban them if they send too many emails
>>in a specified period ...
> Telstra already throtlle thier non-commercial custom,ers email rates...

Telstra have been throttling most of their internet services for years, 
not only to end users but also to other service providers. This has been 
a business decision, not a technical one.


Adrian Blake
Molonglo Radio Observatory
University of Sydney
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