Mac mail blocked by UC department

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by bradleydad, May 25, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Oct 20, 2007
    Any mail from .mac or .me accounts are blocked. Their system admin says " I suggest finding a more reputable email service provider"

    I guess he's an extreme mac hater. I wonder what Steve would think.

    He says "we are not the only ones blocking your messages". Is anyone else having problems with anyone else?

    The last email sounds pretty silly.

    " has too many email users. Up until 2002 they gave email addresses away to anyone for free, including people who intend to use it for spam. You will experience this problem with msn, gmail, yahoo or any other large email service provider that gives away free services. People exploit the system and this is the result.

    This is not a problem with UCSB’s servers. It is the responsibility of to make sure THEIR systems are clean. I cannot allow my secure servers to communicate with infected machines.

    Mike Blakemore
    UCen Networks/Systems Administrator
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    I.S. Help Desk x8991
    Ph 805-893-5767"
  2. macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Tough luck. If the sysadmin won't allow it you're not going to be able to use it without offering some sort of reasoned argument.

    Looks like you'll have to use UMail or whatever it is.

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