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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.

Riiiight.

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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