RE: Fun new policy at AOL

Michel Py wrote:
If ISPs don't want people to run SMTP servers on their DSL
line they should provide a top-notch smarthost, which most

Jack Bates wrote:
The one's that don't provide a top-notch smarthost usually
don't handle abuse complaints either.

True. sigh.

Just what do they do for their customers? I'm curious.

They provide the local loop and IP transit, which are the only two
things a significant part of non-dial-up customers care about.