Spam Control Considered Harmful

Dorn Hetzel dorn at
Thu Oct 30 04:53:26 UTC 1997

If I had to write the Post Office a monthly check to bring my junkmail,
I would be considerably less amused when I burn it...

On Wed, Oct 29, 1997 at 10:43:46PM -0600, Dannyman wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 1997 at 11:40:26PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > A popular, but unfortunately all too untrue fallacy.  Bulk snail-mail
> > costs us all on the less tangible side.  Here in Canada our postal
> > service would like us to believe that bulk mail subsidises the cost of
> > first class mail, but in the opinions of many the savings are hardly
> > worth those less tangible costs that might affect us much deeper than
> > just our pocket books.
> We have the same theory here that it subsidizes first class stuff. I don't
> mind it so much, coz it's free paper, and I get a warm fuzzy feeling when I
> recycle or burn it. :)
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