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Glenn Ramsey glenn@c...
Thu Aug 1 15:58:20 NZST 2002


Oliver Jones wrote:

> You do not require permission to do so.  You can do this even if you are 
> 'sharing' an account with someone.  No ISP I know of checks the 'From' 
> headers of messages they queue for validity.  It would be impractical to 
> do so.  Their access control lists on their smtp servers would just 
> check that the incoming connection was from an IP the ISP owns.

Yesterday I was told by one of xtra's tech support people that their 
SMTP server does check the From: headers.

Not sure if that is true though.

g


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