MCI boots send-safe (Register) -- adds a net of 11 more spam hosts (was: Re: [linux-elitists] Spam spam spam spam)
Karsten M. Self
Wed Mar 2 11:50:27 PST 2005
on Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 11:07:00AM -0800, Rick Moen (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Quoting Karsten Self (email@example.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.
> > Actions such as pressuring MCI and forcing Send-Safe into marginal
> > hosting arrangments internalizes those costs. Makes the mighty market
> > work efficiently.
Spammers, and by extension, those supporting them in gross material
ways. Going to lengths to provide tools to escape countermeasures and
reasonable attempts at thwarting same.
Send-Safe is in this category. There's little the firm is known to do
that isn't directly associated with spam. MCI have a significant
spam-related profile, but also provide legitimate services. We're
looking at discouraging the former and encouraging the latter, in their
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
The Journal's editorial page made the mistake of relying on the
accuracy and completeness of The Journal's reporting.
- Warren E. Buffett, letter to The Wall Street Journal
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