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Re: Motion for a new POST NSF AUP

  • From: rboivie
  • Date: Mon Oct 16 17:49:38 1995

In discussing spamming problems
"William B. Norton" <[email protected]> wrote:

> I personally think slightly smarter exploders might go a long way.  For
> example:
>   ...
> 2) an exploder that "suspends" messages with more than, say 6 lists
> and newsgroups, and notifies the sender.  If the sender is not a real
> address, it automatically is purged.

But wouldn't a spammer just defeat this measure by using a shell script, say.
Instead of sending one message to n lists, a script could easily send n
messages each addressed to a single list.

Rick Boivie
[email protected]