On 18 Aug 2007, Magnus Holmgren said:

> On Saturday 18 August 2007 16:14, Nix wrote:
>> On 17 Aug 2007, Robert Fitzpatrick verbalised:
>> > ISP's are blocking port 25 from anything but their own stuff, especially
>> > dial-up.

>> Mine blocks until you prove you're competent (or post a bond: I did the
>> former) and gets really pissed if you then turn into a spamming monster.
>> It seems to work.

> What did you have to do to prove you're competent?

In my case, `know the ISP's sysadmin'. (It's clued userbase has quite a
collegial atmosphere.)