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RE: How do you stop outgoing spam?
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Al Rowland wrote: > Final comment on this subject (I promise) :) > How many (more) protocols are we willing to cripple in the name of > fighting spam? Obviously the crippled protocol here is SMTP, because it allows pretty much everything. As a rule, I'm against solving application problems at the network layer, but in this specific case (internet cafe) this specific solution (rate limiting/traffic shaping for traffic to HTTP servers) seems reasonable.