[Mailman-Users] The economics of spam

Lindsay Haisley fmouse-mailman at fmp.com
Mon Dec 22 19:36:51 CET 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 10:15 -0800, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> >
> >I was intrigued by your comments on the economics of spam, which
> >prompted me to introduce pre-filtering on one of my servers, possibly
> >later on both of them.  Where did you get the information, in
> >particular, that there's an income flow based on successful SMTP
> >delivery?  Any references on the subject will be appreciated.
> This doesn't directly answer your question (i.e., it's even further
> OT), but I found it interesting.
> <http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7719281.stm>

Actually, I've been reading the source paper about which this article
was written.  It's online as a PDF at:


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