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Re: IBM to offer service to bounce unwanted e-mail back to the computers that sent them

  • From: Florian Weimer
  • Date: Tue Mar 22 14:00:56 2005

* Andreas Ott:

> http://money.cnn.com/2005/03/22/technology/ibm_spam/
>
> And I thought they knew better by now that a hijacked windows pc won't
> accept mail. [...]

The CNN article tries to describe IBM's proposed system, but fails
badly.  IBM's description is available at:

  <http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/fairuce>

It doesn't seem too bad, as long as you don't use it for blocking
email.  The C/R part is, of course, an unfortunate mistake.




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