[linux-elitists] paul graham on spam

Peter Wiersig petebull@arcor.de
Wed Mar 31 02:56:37 PST 2004

On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 11:47:36PM -0500, Modus Operandi wrote:
>   "Filters That Fight Back"
> 	http://www.paulgraham.com/ffb.html
> > I'd like to suggest an additional feature to those working on spam
> > filters: a "punish" mode which, if turned on, would spider every url
> > in a suspected spam n times, where n could be set by the user.
> What do elitists think of this technique?

I think it's hard to get right. I don't want my box to participate in an
joe-jobbing DoS-Attack.


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