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Sahuaro Communications (21 Oct 1999)
AUP: SahuaroNet Acceptable Use Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@sahuaro.net

Mail relaying is disabled, and Sahuaro also subscribes to the MAPS DUL to control inbound spam. They also have an AUP that is very easy to read and understand.

Sandwich.net Internet Services (3 Jul 1998)
AUP: Sandwich.net Policies
Abuse contact: abuse@sandwich.net

Sandwich.net subscribes to the Realtime Blackhole List. They will also bill a spammer $500 per complaint received when a user of theirs spams. They also reserve the right to make a spammer's personal information (name, address, phone, etc.) available to the general public. If you're going to spam, these are the guys to NOT do it from!

Seanet (12 May 1997)

Abuse contact: abuse@seanet.com

Seanet does not tolerate spam being relayed through their systems.

SelfNet, Inc. (24 Feb 1999)
AUP: SelfNet Virtual Server Usage Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@selfnet.com

SelfNet doesn't allow their users to send out spams. If a user is caught spamming, they will have their account temporarily suspended and they will be contacted by SelfNet before having service restored. If the user spams again, they risk having their service cancelled.

ServiceTech, Inc. (3 Oct 1997)
AUP: ServiceTech User Policy
Abuse contact: problem@servtech.com

ServiceTech has an easy to read AUP that pretty much spells out what behavior is not permitted on their system.

Shore.Net (2 Apr 1998)
Other domain names: ecosoft.com
AUP: Shore.Net Membership Agreement
Abuse contact: abuse@shore.net

Shore.Net's MTA is set up to verify that domain names exist before accepting e-mail from them as well as preventing relaying. They also make spam filtering availible to their users.

SICA Consulting Services (28 Feb 1998)
AUP: SICA Anti-spam Notice
Abuse contact: abuse@sica.com

SICA has a strong anti-spam policy and filters incoming and outgoing e-mail against spam for their users and web customers. They also have been providing a freeware product (SCSMFILTER Plus (E)) which is a freeware NT internet mail server (IMS) that can be found at http://www.sica.com/freestuf.

Simba Communications (17 Jan 1998)
AUP: Simba Communications Abuse Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@simba.com.au

Simba Communications blocks relaying, as well e-mail from invalid domains. They are also subscribed to the RBL and nuke websites that are spamvertised.

SkuzNet Privacy Enhanced Internet Services (12 Apr 1998)
AUP: SkuzNet TOS
Abuse contact: abuse@skuz.net

SkuzNET has implemented relay blocking, and only valid accounts can use their "Privacy Enhanced" SMTP server. Spamming from a SkuzNET user justifies cancellation of service with no refund.

Skypoint Communications, Inc. (31 May 1997)
AUP: User Policies
Abuse contact: abuse@skypoint.com

Skypoint will suspend spamming accounts and possibly terminate them as well.

SoftAware, Inc. (27 Apr 1998)
AUP: SoftWare's AUP
Abuse contact: abuse@softaware.com

SoftAware has disabled relaying, blackholes known spammers, and bills users who spam for the expenses that they have incurred.

Softcom, Inc. (7 Jun 1998)
AUP: Softcom Service Policy
Abuse contact: tech@softcom.net

Reports of receiving prompt, friendly responses when dealing with a spammer from their domain.

SoftHome (21 Feb 1999)
AUP: Spam Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@softhome.net

SoftHome filters incoming e-mail against addresses that are used by spammers and monitors outbound network traffic to catch any of their users spamming. They are also reported to have responded to spam complaints within hours.

SparkNET Corporation (25 Dec 1996)

SparkNET not only prohibits sending spam from their systems, but also disallows use of their systems as drop-boxes for getting replies back from spam and forbids advertising web sites via spam.

SparkNET's "SparkLIST" Email Hosting Service (22 Nov 1997)
AUP: SparkLIST's List Guidelines
Abuse contact: abuse@sparklist.com

SparkLIST, a Division of SparkNET, does not allow spamming, relaying of spam, forging of headers or any spam related behavior. They have a "one-strike, and you're out" policy against spammers.

Sprintlink (12 May 1997)
AUP: Sprint's Acceptable Conduct Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@sprint.net

Long known for turning the other way when their customers spammed, Sprint is finally cleaning up their act and taking responsibility with the spamming problem. Sprint has dropped Sallynet/Nancynet and has gotten IQ-Internet to stop spamming.

SSI Data Systems (16 Sep 1997)
Other domain names: opulence.com, telluric.com
AUP: Acceptable Mass E-mail Usage
Abuse contact: security@telluric.com

SSI has commercial customers who must abide by a strict policy regarding any mass e-mailings done by the company. They also disable relaying and have spam filters installed.

Stargate Industries, Inc. (17 Jan 1998)
AUP: Stargate Network Abuse Contact FAQ
Abuse contact: abuse@sgi.net

Stargate has anti-relay patches installed on their mailservers, and blocks by IP addresses and filters. They also have a very nice FAQ which talks about spam.

StarNet Services (16 Sep 1997)
AUP: StarNet Services AUP
Abuse contact: abuse@starnetservices.com

StarNet hosts corporate websites and does not allow their clients to spamvertise their sites or use StarNet systems as dropboxes after having sent spam. They also block relaying and use anti-spam filters.

Stenhammar Cawthorne Technologies Group (12 May 1997)
AUP: Rules of the STG Net

Stenhammar bills $500 for cleanup costs associated with spam.

Sunset Net (31 Jan 1999)
AUP: Sunset Net AUP
Abuse contact: abuse@sunset.net

Sunset Net has disabled relaying, has a timely response to complaints, they warn their users once, then they will terminate the account.

Surf South, Inc. (4 July 1997)
AUP: Surf South Acceptable Use Policy
Abuse contact: abuse@surfsouth.com

Surf South is rather intolerant of spamming.

Sympatico (27 Oct 1999)
AUP: Sympatico Help - AUP
Abuse contact: abuse@sympatico.ca

Sympatico prevents relaying on their mailservers, and if any of their customers are found to have open relays, they will take the necessary action to fix the problem.

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