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Re: VerizonWireless.com Mail Blacklists
- From: Brad Knowles
- Date: Thu Jun 02 11:37:49 2005
At 10:37 AM +0200 2005-06-02, Niels Bakker wrote:
Failure to do so should be considered a corporate statement that
you implicitly condone any and all such activities that occur on
Oooh, threatening, Mr Knowles!
Threatening? No, I don't think so. Something to be concerned about? Yes.
A sizable portion of the Internet's entire population are network
or access providers who have mail servers or who provide access to
mail servers through their network, and who are not already on the
However, this discussion should be held in one of those forums where
it is more appropriate to discuss this subject. Unfortunately, you
don't participate in any of them.
Are you sure you want to inflict a sizeable portion of the Internet's
entire population on one certain mailing list?
If that is an accurate statement, then I would be very, very
concerned for the future of the Internet.
At the time, on a volume basis, I was probably responsible for as
much or more anti-spam work than anyone else around.
Your claim to fame
that you had something to do with AOL's mail servers once may not
be sufficient to support this.
I know that things have grown a great deal since then, but I
imagine that there are probably still plenty of places that have
fewer than ten million customers and doing less than ten million
messages per day, and yet they are also to be found on the
appropriate forums. So, I figure I'm still in pretty good company.
Of course, spam-l is not the only appropriate forum where
discussions of that sort should be held.
Now, if we're done with the personal attacks, can we get back to
subjects that are appropriate for this forum?
Brad Knowles, <email@example.com>
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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