Spam Control Considered Harmful

J.D. Falk jdfalk at
Tue Oct 28 19:15:24 UTC 1997

On Oct 28, Daniel Karrenberg <Daniel.Karrenberg at> wrote: 

> Some of them are esentially centralsied methods of controlling Internet
> content.  Paul's anti-spam feed for instance prevents users of some
> providers from seeing spam.  The user has no choice; they cannot opt to
> receive spam other than by switching to another provider.  Even worse:
> they may not even be aware that they are "missing" some content. 

	Users should be aware if their ISP is blocking something,
	no matter what it is.  However, that's not a technical or
	operational issue...I'm not sure what category it is.

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