CodeMonkey5 writes: "The following excerpt is from a Verizon email sent to all Verizon customers regarding the use of their SMTP servers. The gist of it is that if you are using an email address other than that of Verizon in the 'From' field, you cannot use their SMTP servers. '...If you are sending email using an email address other than one
provided by Verizon Online, this message affects you. Effective,
August 8, 2001, you will no longer be able to send email from any
email address other than the one provided by Verizon Online (this
includes privately branded domains and secondary ISP accounts).
We are taking this action as a result of our continuing efforts to
improve the quality and reliability of Verizon's mail system and is
one of several steps to help reduce spam. The effect of this change
is that Verizon Online email will no longer support sending email
from other ISP accounts or privately branded domains that are not
hosted by Verizon Online ...'"