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

Rik van Riel riel@surriel.com
Sun Mar 6 09:15:21 PST 2005

On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Aaron Sherman wrote:

> I do want to point out, though, that this means financial hardship for 
> MCI, which implies that some other company is going to be able to step 
> in to this market and make money by supporting the send-safes of the 
> world...

I'd like to point out that most of MCI's "financial hardship"
is due to legitimate internet users refusing to touch them
with a 10 foot pole.

And yes, competent ISPs have stepped into that market.  Guess
why we almost never see @uu.net email any more ?

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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