Wave of the Future (Spam)

From: Mike Cheponis <mac_at_Wireless.Com>
Date: Thu Jun 21 13:54:12 2001

So they spam from Belize <http://www.belize.net> and get off scott-free?

The solution is Athentication. When we KNOW who is knocking at the door,
we can open it or keep it shut.

Caller ID has helped for phones - if I don't recognized the phone number,
or (worse) it's "restricted", the call goes straight to the answering machine.


On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Sellam Ismail wrote:

> Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 08:38:20 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
> Reply-To: classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org
> To: classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: Wave of the Future (Spam)
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Richard Erlacher wrote:
> > There is a way to stop/impede this sort of thing. It's just got to become
> > important enough for someone to make the investment to do it. Perhaps it's
> What we really need is a law that says anyone caught spamming will be
> fined $10,000 per message sent. Then wait for the first sucker to get
> caught, make an extreme example out of the asshole, repeat a few times,
> and that's that. Problem solved.
> Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Thu Jun 21 2001 - 13:54:12 BST

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