[Dclug] Need new ISP
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Wed Nov 9 18:50:31 EST 2011
I'm wondering...won't Amazon give you one small machine Forever in the
Cloud? Now all you have to do is set it up...and attach a DNS domain to
it. Even if you had to eventually pay for it...I'm thinking that it
wouldn't be all that expensive.
On 11/1/2011 10:35 AM, Alan McConnell wrote:
> Assembled Wisdom!
> I wrote in the Subject "ISP", but I actually need something
> less. I need a company that I can use as a "smart host", or
> relay host, and that will accept and store E-mail for me
> which I can then retrieve using e.g. fetchmail. A shell
> account and a minimal web presence would be nice.
> I need a new "intermediary company" like this because
> PatriotNet, once a really fine substantial ISP, has of late
> sunk way below the boundary of what is acceptable. They
> pay no attention to keeping things up to date; I believe
> that only one person "takes care" of things there.
> PatriotNet is owned by Leros Technologies. I have
> written a _snail-mail_ to their CEO, a Mr Xenos, with
> a cc to their CTO, a Mr Ahmed, and received no reply.
> Phone calls to them work about the way phone calls to
> Verizon work; can I say anything more damning?
> [ Are there any members here who are still using PatriotNet,
> or has everyone else already bailed out? ]
> Many thanks in advance for anticipated help/suggestions!
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