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Re: Affects of the balkanization of mail blacklisting

  • From: M. David Leonard
  • Date: Tue Aug 14 10:11:21 2001


	Lottsa heat, very, very little light in this thread.  Let's drop 
it, OK?

					David Leonard

On Tue, 14 Aug 2001 [email protected] wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Johnny Eriksson wrote:
> > J.A. Terranson wrote:
> > 
> > > The SPAM problem goes up and down to be sure, but you know what?  PROCMAIL
> > > is your friend.  All you need to look for are the basics (ADV, Make Money,
> > > etc) and you can instatly filter 90 percent of this trash into the
> > > bitbucket.
> > 
> > Oh, so it is OK to filter incoming mail if it contains ADV in the Subject:
> > line?  Why, then, is it not OK to filter on a list of IP addresses?
> > 
> > --Johnny
> You are missing my point.  I am filtering for *me*, personally.  I do not,
> and *will NOT* filter for users. As for filtering on IPs, I do that as
> well, mostly for ORBS/MAPS/Micro$oft like domains.
> -- 
> Yours, 
> J.A. Terranson
> [email protected]
> If Governments really want us to behave like civilized human beings, they
> should give serious consideration towards setting a better example:
> Ruling by force, rather than consensus; the unrestrained application of
> unjust laws (which the victim-populations were never allowed input on in
> the first place); the State policy of justice only for the rich and 
> elected; the intentional abuse and occassionally destruction of entire
> populations merely to distract an already apathetic and numb electorate...
> This type of demogoguery must surely wipe out the fascist United States
> as surely as it wiped out the fascist Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
> The views expressed here are mine, and NOT those of my employers,
> associates, or others.  Besides, if it *were* the opinion of all of
> those people, I doubt there would be a problem to bitch about in the
> first place...
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