An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)

Mike F lists at
Mon Jul 28 14:08:05 CDT 2003

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 14:57:24 -0400
Phil Stracchino <alaric at> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 02:24:16PM -0400, Mike F wrote:
> > This was one of the reasons for choosing my current ISP. Most of the
> > cable providers, and some of the DSL ISPs, actually forbid running any
> > form of server in their AUPs, and some of them filter some standard
> > ports as well. I don't think they notice small-time servers unless
> > someone starts using you as a warez drop, etc. but it doesn't sit well
> > with me anyway. My current ISP doesn't even have reselling restrictions,
> > so in theory I could be an ISP for my neighbors, but none of them are
> > the least bit technically inclined. Oh, and this is standard consumer-
> > grade DSL.
> So ...   who *is* your ISP?  Inquiring^Wgeekish minds want to know.  :)
Sorry :) Covad - I didn't want to seem like I was promoting them.

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