[mythtv-users] Comcast vs. FIOS, ease of mythtv integration?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Fri Jul 9 20:31:25 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>> Port 25 is often blocked by ISPs in order to make your machine(s)
>> unattractive to spammers who might compromise you. If
>> they can't send out spam from your connection, there is less reason to
>> target you.
> More accurately, if outbound connections to port 25 are blocked, then
> outbound spam will fail - so any ISP with a view to being a good netizen
> should be blocking it by default.

Comcast is blocking port 25 inbound, not outbound.  I was flagged for
abuse for receiving email, not sending it.


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