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Spam complaints have placed my company in violation of our service
provider’s Acceptable Use Policy. I’ve explained the situation, but
their AUP does not require them to investigate the validity of the
complaints. If they now tell us to shut the gateway process down, we
must do so to avoid loosing our servers.
Should that happen, I will no longer maintain the gateway. I can pass
the code to another willing host though, if someone steps forward.
I’ve attempted to contact the user sending the complaints and asked
them to stop. That’s about all I can do.
James Edward G. II