[lug] Request for ISP information

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Tue Feb 27 06:08:34 MST 2001

Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
> I have been using Fairplay communications (fpcc.net) for about 1.5 years.
> They are a small ISP (nationwide but small).  Their service is decent - I
> had very few service problems.  They seem to disconnect you if your line
> has been sitting idle for a while (30 min or so).  This has never bothered

And once in a while the mail server seems to go catatonic.

But overall I'm VERY happy with them.

> me though.  They do offer shell accounts with your dial-up service, which a
> use quite a bit.  Their systems seem to run Linux.  I also like their easy

Yep - the "home" system is a Sparc running kernel 2.0.35.

> to remember web addresses (http://yourAccount.fpcc.net).
> I am also noticing that my fpcc.net account gets close to zero spam!  They
> must do some filtering.

Yes, when Kirk commented on spam blocking methods, I knew he knew what he was
talking about, based on the tiny amount of spam which I've seen.

> Very nice folks - one of them is a member on this list and I have never
> seen him take advantage of this list to advertise his business!

Kirk (kirk at fpcc.net) IS a nice guy, and usually responds quickly to email
requests (most recently at around 8 p.m. - don't you have a life, Kirk?  ;^)

Anyway, I second Ferdinand's recommendation.


Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot (tm)

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