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Re: Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks?
Hello Hansel, Tuesday, December 10, 2002, 3:08:20 PM, you wrote: LH> The SPEWS concept prevents an ISP from allowing spammers on some blocks LH> while trying to service legitimate customers on others. For an ISP - it is LH> either all or none over time, you support spammers and are blocked as a LH> whole (to include innocent customers). Not speaking for or against SPEWS, but couldn't this eventually work against people using the list? If I were a spammer I would keep signing up for accounts, and getting larger and larger blocks of IP Addresses added to the SPEWS list. Eventually, so many blocks would be added to the list, that it would make SPEWS worthless. Once SPEWS is worthless, people will stop using it, and the spammers win. allan -- Allan Liska [email protected] http://www.allan.org