[ale] isp questions

Raj Wurttemberg rajaw at c64.us
Tue Jun 16 18:45:52 EDT 2020

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ale <ale-bounces at ale.org> On Behalf Of Alex Carver via Ale
> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:35 PM
> To: ale at ale.org
> Subject: Re: [ale] isp questions
> You can actually request all port blocks be removed.  I've done it
> multiple times (each time I moved I had to request it again).  It takes
> a minute to get through to the Level 1 call center that you're not
> asking about the on-board firewall in the modem but actually removing
> the blocks on their upstream equipment.  Then they have to go through a
> "warning" that you can be subject to malicious attacks, etc.  After
> that, no port blocks, the connection is wide open.
> _______________________________________________

Interesting!  I had no idea!  Thanks Alex!


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