Sue your ISP for DoS attack (was Re: [linux-elitists] dealing with Swen)
Karsten M. Self
Thu Sep 25 17:00:44 PDT 2003
on Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 07:35:46PM -0400, Jay Sulzberger (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 06:50:42PM -0400, Jay Sulzberger (email@example.com) wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Karsten M. Self wrote:
Jay: don't CC me. Trim appropriately. Etc.
> > > > I'm seriously considering suing my own ISP for a DoS attack. They can
> > > > pick this crap out and dump it. Why don't they?
> > > Do not sue. Design, build, sell a better email system.
> > Jay, I'm a firm believer in both carrot *and* stick. The better systems
> > exist. They aren't being implemented. ELNK specifically is chasing
> > some very wrong ideas: C-R.
> > My current problem really *isn't* spam. 60 messages a day are
> > tolerable. Double that isn't significantly worse. 1000, 2000, or more
> > messages daily, at hundreds of MiB, over dialup, is simply infeasible.
> > A simple scan for content will eliminate this problem at the pass.
> > That's what I'm looking for.
> Which ISPs offer the service you want?
I've noted, however, *ZERO* Swen from AOL or MSN, the other two largest
ISPs in the US, indicating they must be doing something right.
bellsouth and comcast have featured prominantly.
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
Defeat EU Software Patents! http://swpat.ffii.org/
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