Jargons of Info Tech industry
my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid
Wed Oct 12 23:37:43 CEST 2005
On Tue, 11 Oct 2005 11:45:03 -0400, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote
or quoted :
>Jeff Poskanzer, now *he* has a spam problem. He gets a few million
>spams a day: <URL: http://www.acme.com/mail_filtering/ >.
It is a bit like termites. If we don't do something drastic to deal
with spam, the ruddy things will eventually make the entire Internet
the three keys to me are:
1. flipping to a digital id based email system so that the sender of
any piece of mail can be legally identified and prosecuted.
If every piece of anonymous email disappeared that would go a long way
to clearing up spam. Let those sending ransom notes, death threats
and hate mail use snail mail. As a second best, correspondents are
identified by permission/identity/encryption keys given to them by
2. flipping to a sender pays system so that the Internet does not
3. Mail is not transported without prior permission. The receiver can
turn that permission on and off any time he chooses. This is
basically an automated version of what Zaep does where the sender is
not consciously aware of the permission-getting step.
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