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Re: Unplugging spamming PCs
And all the spammers move to China where the FBI, DHS and police have no authority. Oh wait - you say they already have? ** Reply to message from "Larry Pingree" <email@example.com> on Thu, 24 Jun 2004 11:17:37 -0700 > Hi Joe, > > If only those who are approved email senders are allowed to be > accepted, this allows police, FBI, or DHS to go after only those who are > registered and abusing it. It's for the same purpose that we administer > car registrations, so that at the end of the day, someone is responsible > for the car. In this case, someone can be responsible for the domain and > mail server. In its current state, we are left way in the open. I don't > disagree that government control is un-desirable, but remember, at least > in my mind, even though it may be undesirable, it may be a necessary > action. Anyone know why we have to get a drivers license? How about a > passport? What about a SSN? All of these things are ways in which we > can have accountability. Without accountability we will remain in > anarchy. All that government does is bridge a gap when corporations, > which only do things for profit, will not collaborate on an appropriate > solution to a problem, even though one exists. > > -- Jeff Shultz A railfan pulls up to a RR crossing hoping that there will be a train.