MCI boots send-safe (Register) -- adds a net of 11 more spam hosts (was: Re: [linux-elitists] Spam spam spam spam)

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Mar 2 11:07:00 PST 2005


Quoting Karsten Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com):

> Strawman, Don.
> 
> Adults judge cases on their particulars.  Spammers, particularly gross
> spammers, are exploiting huge externalities and dumping their costs on
> the rest of us.
   ^
   |  Right here is your tacit suggestion that the Internet host in question
   |  was a spam-sender host.  Instead, it advertises and sells a bulk-email 
   |  package.  Thus Don's point.  Greater logical rigour would be appreciated.
   v
> Actions such as pressuring MCI and forcing Send-Safe into marginal
> hosting arrangments internalizes those costs.  Makes the mighty market
> work efficiently.

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