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RE: Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks? -- and ddos..
Apparently not everyone understood my joke on ddos, as per some emails and a voice mail from level 3.. :) I apologize if it wasn't clear... Usually a smiley denotes joking or sarcasm.. But anyway... IT WAS A JOKE!!!! Mark -- Mark Segal Director, Data Services Futureway Communications Inc. Tel: (905)326-1570 > -----Original Message----- > From: Jason Lixfeld [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: December 11, 2002 8:51 AM > To: Neil J. McRae > Cc: Sabri Berisha; Stephen Sprunk; [email protected] > Subject: Re: Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks? > > > > Sorry for top posting, but I'm late for work... > > -- > > Agreed. I believe that society dictates that the > accumulation of personal wealth is one of the most important > factors to most people who have the means to generate it in > abundance. Any avenue to make a buck will supersede any > legislation or "Please don't do that because it's not > (nice|safe|legal|honest|<your_word_of_the_day_here>)". > > Until spam is no longer synonymous with generating revenue or > growing personal wealth, it's here to stay. Until drugs are > legal, or dealers are killed if caught, the fact that dealers > know pushing that crap on the streets is harmful, it doesn't > matter. The need, or desire to have more money than the next > guy is more important to someone than the other people who > exist outside their little box. Different circumstances, but > the same thing at the end of the day, I think. > > > It won't fix the problem. The world needs to change to stop driving > > the possible gains from sending spam. Its an eduction/social issue. > > -- > -JaL > > "AFAIK, You think I'm a BOFH for continually bashing you over > the head with a clue-by-four. OTOH, if you would just RTFM > every once in a > while, my life would suck *much* less." > >