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Re: Spam Control Considered Harmful

  • From: Rik Schneider
  • Date: Tue Oct 28 15:18:26 1997

How about "ethical issue" 

Rik Schneider
Unix Systems Administrator
Net Asset LLC
1315 Van Ness Ave
Suite 103
Fresno CA 93721

On Tue, 28 Oct 1997, J.D. Falk wrote:

> On Oct 28, Daniel Karrenberg <Daniel.Karrenberg@ripe.net> wrote: 
> 
> > Some of them are esentially centralsied methods of controlling Internet
> > content.  Paul's anti-spam feed for instance prevents users of some
> > providers from seeing spam.  The user has no choice; they cannot opt to
> > receive spam other than by switching to another provider.  Even worse:
> > they may not even be aware that they are "missing" some content. 
> 
> 	Users should be aware if their ISP is blocking something,
> 	no matter what it is.  However, that's not a technical or
> 	operational issue...I'm not sure what category it is.
> 
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