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Re: How do you stop outgoing spam?
<herecy> Or unless we design a network which does not rely on good will of its users for proper operation. </herecy> --vadim On Tue, 10 Sep 2002 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: > Most spam-fighting efforts on the technical side make the basic assumption > that spam has similar characteristics to a properly designed TCP stack - that > dropped/discarded spam-grams will trigger backoff at the sender. Unfortunately, > discarding a high percentage of the grams will trigger a retransmit multiple > times. > > Spam is likely going to be a problem until we either hire some thug muscle from > <pick ethnic organized crime group>, or the government does it for us...