Vernon Schryver wrote:
think we mean having unincumbered availability of the common
protocols, email, http, ftp, ssh, ...
that's not quite enough; in the UK we're seeing cable-modem ISPs
attempt to restrict services to those applications, or to a subset of
those applications (lotsa luck setting up an http server or using
and also like AOL's redirecting proxies for out-bound SMTP?
and the port-25 filtering of many ISP's including UUNET?
From: Rick H Wesson <wessorh(_at_)ar(_dot_)com>
would pacbell filtering all multicast at all CPE equipemt fall into your
bucket, where do you draw the line?
At IP, as Bob Braden said.
SMTP is _over_ IP.
Multicast _redefines_ IP (or portions of the address space thereof); it
could be argued that a service provider sells 'Internet' without selling