Keyserver spam example

Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8 at
Sat Jun 12 14:39:00 CEST 2010

Jerry wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 06:22:47 -0500
> Sonja Michelle Lina Thomas <sonjamichelle at> articulated:
>> I use gmail for my SMTP needs. I have accounts on a couple of unix
>> machines, yahoo, gmail, aim, my business hosted via godaddy and I
>> choose gmail as the default SMTP server for all of them. Works like a
>> charm.
>> Give them a try. Gmail is free and it can be a good account to pass to
>> sites that you feel may be spam generators. Gmail has web/pop/imap
>> access and has fairly decent spam filters.
> I would not trust Google with your data, far less mine. They have all
> ready been accused of illegally pilfering through user data and mining
> for user wireless information. I avoid them like the plague whenever
> possible.
> What I would like to know is if the OP tried using the ISP's SMTP
> server, often referred to as "smarthost" feature in several MTAs.
Yes, I did. They will not accept anything from my MTA even when I use 
the smarthost feature. I can use either their web site server (that I 
detest) or Firefox, but they will not allow  sendmail even with smarthost.

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