[Mailman-Users] AOL's "Client TOS Notification"

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Sun Jul 15 09:29:55 CEST 2007

* Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>:
> On 7/14/07, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
>>  Simple - yes. Effective? Depends on what you are after. By doing it this
>>  way you are not really different from AOL, are you? You punish many users
>>  just because some other are thoughtless and lazy. When I offer something, 
>> I
>>  want people to use it, not ban it.
> You're not punishing these other users -- AOL and the other clueless users 
> are.  If AOL didn't shoot first and ask questions later, then these problems 
> wouldn't exist.

What this system is lacking is a "I dispute this"-method. That way the
reports by stupid users wouldn't be sent out by AOL.

Ralf Hildebrandt (i.A. des IT-Zentrums)         Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
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