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Re: Spam Control Considered Harmful

  • From: NetSurfer
  • Date: Fri Oct 31 20:12:56 1997

On Thu, 30 Oct 1997, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> However if you offer cheap dial-up accounts that can be opened either
> immediately, perhaps with a credit card number, then you've got no real
> way to establish *any* level of trust with your new customers and indeed
> the only way you can enforce your AUP is by technical means.  I.e. if

If your contract with them states that you will charge their credit card
$500 for spamming and they agree to the contract, I'll bet they won't spam
from the account.  All of a sudden the account is not "throw away"

James D. Wilson
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