[Mailman-Users] The economics of spam

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Mon Jan 5 02:16:50 CET 2009

on 1/4/09 7:27 AM, Rich Kulawiec said:

> This idiotic idea resurfaces periodically (see "hashcash" and other
> similar products of the wishful thinking of clueless newbies [1]).
> It is one of the very stupidest anti-spam ideas -- and there's a lot
> of competition for that "honor", unfortunately. [2]

Personally, I'd add SPF to that list.

>                                                      I suggest that
> you refer to the archives of the spam-l and irtf-asrg mailing lists
> for a quite thorough debunking of this nonsense by the most senior and
> experienced people working in the field.

Which is where discussions regarding spam belong.  Except when related 
to the anti-spam tools that Mailman provides, this subject is off-topic 
for this list.

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