[oclug] Sympatico ADSL and y.k.w.
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Fri Jun 25 15:00:00 EDT 2004
On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 09:04:43 -0400
Jim Little <jlittle at orderedBits.com> wrote:
> Quoth Croombe F. Pensom:
> > I, too, am in the market to abandon Sympatico due to their recent
> > sellout. So, if someone out there knows of a Linux friendly ADSL ISP
> > then please post details as soon as possible!
> I have heard several recommendations on this list for IStop:
> http://www.istop.com/ and am myself in the process of switching to them.
> I abandoned Sympatico last year when they started blocking incoming
> port 25 (with no notice given either). I am currently with Rogers
> but finding them pricy, also my mail keeps being bounced as all
> their IPs appear on the RBLs.
> I have high hopes for IStop as they explicitly support Linux/running
> your own server.
> Jim Little
> PS. Does anyone here using IStop subscribe to their SLA? Has it been
> worth it?
I would not recommend ISTOP. The have frequent service issues and
outages, and I have experienced several instances of outright
There are lots and lots of ISPs out there, and they almost all support
running servers. If you're looking for stability, stay away from ISTOP.
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