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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)
- From: Todd Vierling
- Date: Wed Dec 07 15:01:50 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
That's good. Unfortunately it is not the case for most commercial
> nevertheless, DSNs are not Unsolicited Bulk Email.
I don't see how this is relevant to my paragraph above. I was not equating
DSNs to UBE -- I specifically mentioned virus "warnings". Whether those
warnings are look like DSNs, smell like DSNs, or taste like DSNs is wholly
irrelevant; they are still UBE if sent to forged virus sender addresses.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>