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Re: How do you stop outgoing spam?
- From: Rafi Sadowsky
- Date: Tue Sep 10 16:23:19 2002
## On 2002-09-10 09:45 -0400 email@example.com typed:
> > Hi Eliot
> > Maybe I'm missing something obvious but do how you get rate-limiting per
> > TCP *flow* with Cisco IOS ?
> It is more trouble than its worth.
IMHO there are other problems beside SPAM that can use per flow
> SPAM is not a technical problem. It is a
> social problem. Using technical methods is not going to solve the problem.
> In the end, every time we come up with another method of detecting and
> blocking spam, another method is bypassing this defense is going to show up.
How about using a combination of technical and "social" measures
For example in a Cyber Cafe use passive technical measures to count the
total number of outbound SMTP sessions and charge 1$ per Email over an
average rate of 2 Emails/minute and 10$ per Email exceeding a rate of 10