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Re: Legal? Road Runner proactive scanning.
From: Greg <cobaltdude2002 () yahoo com>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 22:07:19 -0800 (PST)

We saw the same thing about a year ago and contacted them. They
basically read to us verbatim what you have below. We now simply block
that particular IP at the firewall. They haven't bothered us since.

--- jbod <for_the_republic () yahoo com> wrote:
Proactive scanning.  If everyone did this how would
you ever sort through your logs?  Your IDS would go
nuts constantly.

Excerpt:  "If your server connects to ours, we reserve
the absolute right to perform SMTP relay and open
proxy server tests upon the connecting IP address, to
ensure that the machine at that IP address cannot be
abused for malicious purposes."


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