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Re: Spam Control Considered Harmful

  • From: NetSurfer
  • Date: Fri Oct 31 21:08:11 1997

On Thu, 30 Oct 1997, Matt Ryan wrote:

> If people are having trouble with their mailservers dying under the spammers
> attack(!) then I would suggest they need a more scalable system.

If the spammers argue that they have a right to send a machine 4000+
messages then why is it mail bombing when someone retaliates and sends the
spammer 4000+ messages?  Do the spammers need a more scalable system?

James D. Wilson
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