|Re: Getting Serious About the War on Spam|
|Steve Sobol (sjsobol@JustThe.net)|
Fri, 22 Apr 2005 00:35:11 -0700
Fred Goldstein wrote:|
> I hate to discourage you, but as somebody who has been on the Internet
and me -- I've "only" been around since 1989 :)
> Jon [Postel] died suddenly, and Melvin Dummar found a will in his
This doesn't sound right. Didn't ICANN exist a few years before
> What can they do about spam? Frankly, nothing. They control TLDs.
ICANN could probably craft better rules and enforce them. (IMHO)
> Even the address-space threat is not helpful; spammers are often
Which is the fault of the ISPs
> his UUNET was the top ISP, its reputation was good, and Vint Cerf (the
Eeyew, you called Vint Cerf sexy.
> such misbehavior was not tolerated. The appropriate response is
Again IMHO, the ultimate solution has to be a combination of legal,
> price in the fractional-penny range on "stranger emails", enough to
It won't work.
"The wisdom of a fool won't set you free"
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