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Re: Digex and Akamai are raping the ARIN whois database

  • From: Chris Woodfield
  • Date: Wed Sep 05 10:04:15 2001

Point granted. But in practice, just about every list of this type somehow
manages to be corrupted by more than a few stray addresses...


On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Patrick Greenwell wrote:

> On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Steven J. Sobol wrote:
> > We should probably take this off-list but I want to make one important
> > point.
> >
> > By definition, you can't buy an opt-in list. If you buy it, and use it,
> > you're spamming.
> Bull. If I as an individual give permission for an organization I have
> some sort of relationship with to have mail sent to me by third parties,
> that's my perogative. What you are in fact saying is that I'm not allowed
> to give that permission.
> The problem is that the sleaze factor that permeates the space.