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On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 07:27:21 PST, Wes Hardaker said: > I wish it were always so easy. I've been talking to an administrator > lately who's policy is that "loosing occasional email is ok if it > means we keep out a whole bunch of spam". If they're that far over > the fence I'd need a strong bull with a long rope to try to pull them > back to my side. I keep trying to tell him I'm potentially losing > business due to his position, but he's convinced spam is worse. > > Some people simply can't be educated. On the other hand, which should he choose - *you* losing business due to his position, or *HIM* losing business if he takes the other position? If he lowers his spam filters enough to allow your *potentially* lost business through, and he loses 10% of his customers to someplace that has a heavier-duty spam filter policy, are you going to repay him for that lost revenue?