david at vizion2000.net
Mon Sep 8 11:12:43 UTC 2008
On Monday 08 September 2008 03:57:11 you wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 02:47:47 -0700, David Southwell <david at vizion2000.net>
> > Hi
> > Could anyone tell me what entry I should make in postfix configuration
> > files to bounce mails directed to root at mydomain that emanate from a
> > source outside my local network.
> > Sorry to ask the question here but postfix users mailing list is
> > currently rejecting mails from servers on a dynamic ip address - so I
> > cannot get through to ask a question there.
> I don't think that restriction is going to be lifted any time soon. So
> why are you not using your ISP to relay emails, using its mail gateway
> (which should have a static IP address)?
I think the restriction is OTT especially in the light of civil liberties
I do not like the fact that a number of governments (including most european
ones) now have the right to access all emails that pass through an ISP's
server. They do not have the right to access private server systems unless
they have a warrant.
BIG BROTHER is watching far too much. Frankly I am surprised that
organisations such as Postfix are not aware of the issue and realise the
civil liberties implicati
Another emerging issue is cable operators refusing to allow fixed IP address
so they can receive revenue from reporting on user usage data.
Additionally low volume users, unless they pay a high premium and subscribe
to a business service cannot acquire fixed IPs. IN some areas that are
primarily residential they will not even allow fixed IPs at any price.
This movement to commercialise the internet and limit access in this way is
deplorable when there are alternative methods of dealing with legitimate
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