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Re: ISP wants to stop outgoing web based spam

  • From: Florian Weimer
  • Date: Thu Aug 10 16:39:33 2006

* Suresh Ramasubramanian:

> Yes, Sean - they are.  But it is far, far more productive for the
> source of this abuse to be choked off.  Call it the difference between
> using mosquito repellant and draining a huge pool of stagnant water
> just outside your home.

How can I, as an ISP, stop abuse that is carried out over HTTPS?

There are technological solutions for intercepting HTTPS traffic, but
I don't think we want to put them to even wider use.