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Re: Fw: Administrivia: ORBS

  • From: Greg A. Woods
  • Date: Wed Jan 19 11:50:05 2000

[ On Tuesday, January 18, 2000 at 15:19:38 (-0500), Barry Shein wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Fw: Administrivia: ORBS
>
> Oh they might block a bit of spam here or there but mostly they harass
> honest people until they close the barn door now that the horse (and a
> thousand others from other barns) has run through your yard and is
> headed off into the sunset.

They're not intended to block a lot of spam.  They're intended to raise
awareness of the issue.  IMRSS was even more specifically for that
purpose but it apparently crossed a number of other lines that made it
less acceptable.
 
This really is a non-technial approach to the problem and it will work,
and is working, for that purpose.

-- 
							Greg A. Woods

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