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Re: Security of National Infrastructure

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Fri Dec 29 18:29:36 2006

Jerry Pasker wrote:

It is the way it is, because the internet works when it's open by default, and closed off carefully. (blacklists, and the such) Would email have ever taken off if it were based on white lists of approved domains and or senders? Sure, it might make email better NOW (maybe?) but in the beginning?
There was an experiment on this. It's called X.400.