Why does this group have so much spam?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Sep 2 03:14:37 CEST 2009

On 2009-09-01, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> David wrote:
>> I'm not saying that criminals shouldn't being prosecuted, but
>> we are talking of something else: creating and environment
>> that discurages criminals, because present enviroment is
>> pretty wild and criminals have a big advantage. The mail-tax
>> proposal aims to change this situation.
> I have read at least one person saying he did not mind his
> machine being used to send out spam.

OK, that's nuts.

> I have read more that one person advocating leaving one's
> wi-fi base open for anyone to use as the 'neighborly' thing to
> do.

That's quite a bit different that allowing one's machine to be
used by spammers.


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