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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)
- From: Steven J. Sobol
- Date: Wed Dec 07 08:56:13 2005
On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Douglas Otis wrote:
> > Not my problem. I don't need or want, and should not be hammered
> > with, virus "warnings" sent to forged addresses -- ever. They are
> > unsolicited (I didn't request it, and definitely don't want it),
> > bulk (automated upon receipt of viruses by the offending server), e-
> > mail... thus UBE.
> I know of no cases where a malware related DSN would be generated by
> our products, nevertheless, DSNs are not Unsolicited Bulk Email.
Virus notifications aren't DSNs.
99% of the time, they're ads for the publisher of whatever anti-virus
filter is being used on the recipient's side.
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