[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[ale]OT It begins...

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Jim Popovitch wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 02:15, Robert Reese wrote:
> >
> > You really are doing a good job trying to impress upon us how
> > difficult the task of keeping spam at bay at the user's server level.
> >  I appreciate your effort; I'm hoping that you'd continue your
> > efforts toward the archive creation filtering process.  :c)
> In my opinion, the problem can only be successfully solved in the
> delivery channel (user's server and/or client).  It is fruitless to
> clean the archives because you only have control over your one copy.
> You have no control over every other mail2news gateway, personal
> website, or virus infected copy of MS Outlook.
> You will never be 100% satisfied until the delivery channel is fixed.

I think it would be beneficial to look into cleaning the archives and
removing email addresses. Stopping spam has to start somewhere :)

> That is: there needs to be a way to validate who is sending you email.
> This process is underway, and once fully supported it will greatly
> reduce spam. See http://spf.pobox.com for more details.
> -Jim P.
> _______________________________________________
> Ale mailing list
> Ale at ale.org
> http://www.ale.org/mailman/listinfo/ale

Ryan Matteson - UNIX Administrator | GPG ID: 92D5DFFF
Public Key: http://www.daemons.net/~matty/public_key.txt
Fingerprint = 4BEC 6145 30A6 BCE6 5602 FF11 4954 165D 92D5 DFFF