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Re: Affects of the balkanization of mail blacklisting

  • From: J Bacher
  • Date: Sun Aug 12 12:01:06 2001

On Sat, 11 Aug 2001, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> Which brings me to another point that's been eating at me since maps went
> commercial...  DUL seemed like more of a community effort than RBL or RSS.
> Many entries were added by people volunteering their own information with
> the idea that it was for the "common good".  I for one, feel shafted that
> this list to which I contributed, is only available if I choose to pay a
> sizable amount of money.

MAPS is not the first organization to charge for a 'community' service and
won't be the last.

Supplying your netblocks to MAPS does not pay the light bill.  Or the
employees.  Or the attorneys.

> As for MAPS working out deals for smaller customers, I've not yet received
> any replies from their sales kritters, which I will interpret as a "NO".

You've called them and not just emailed them, yes?