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creating a user managable listserv on Exchange 2007 (not a server side distribution list) that external users can send to

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I've got an SBS 2008 box, and a user who would like to a listserve for internal and external use.  For example, the email address is project1@company.com.  We want internal and external users to be able to send to this list.

On the project1 list, there are 5 internal users and 25 external users.  I know I can do this in Exchange Management Console where I create 25 mail contacts and add them to a distribution group.  But the problem with this setup is that only an administrator can make edits to the list.  Each time they want to make a change to the list (which is several times a week), I have to go in and make the changes myself since it requires EMC access.

Are there any Exchange built in options for creating and managing a distribution group?  I thought about creating a public folder and letting the user create a distribution list in the public folder, but that would only allow internal users to use the list, not external users.

Any ideas including 3rd party apps or services?
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