Monitoring, Flow Stats (Re: spam whore, norcal-systems)

Phil Howard phil at
Wed Feb 3 16:46:08 UTC 1999

Dean Anderson wrote:

> In this case, it says at the the end that service providers "shall not
> utilize service observing or random monitoring except for mechanical or
> service quality control checks"  

Dropping spam on the floor is a "service quality control check".  If it
can be made mechanical (as opposed to hiring a staff of hundreds to read
each incoming message to determine if it is spam or not) then it would
fit under this description.

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