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Re: Denial of Service Attacks disguised as Spam...

  • From: NetSurfer
  • Date: Mon Jan 05 22:35:09 1998

On Mon, 5 Jan 1998, Eric Osborne wrote:

> Are they criminals?  I don't know if I want to get into a debate about
> "criminal" vs. "doing something nasty that's not been declared illegal".
> Either way, I agree that there should be moved to curb this sort of repeated
> contact, whether it's a deliberate attack or not.

What about representing yourself to be from another domain (e.g. AOL.COM)
so that the rejects/flames/etc. go to an innocent agent?  Isn't that a
form of fraud?

James D. Wilson
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