Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks? -- and ddos..
MSegal at FUTUREWAY.CA
Wed Dec 11 15:39:28 UTC 2002
Apparently not everyone understood my joke on ddos, as per some emails and a
voice mail from level 3.. :) I apologize if it wasn't clear... Usually a
smiley denotes joking or sarcasm.. But anyway... IT WAS A JOKE!!!!
Director, Data Services
Futureway Communications Inc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Lixfeld [mailto:jlixfeld at andromedas.com]
> Sent: December 11, 2002 8:51 AM
> To: Neil J. McRae
> Cc: Sabri Berisha; Stephen Sprunk; nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks?
> Sorry for top posting, but I'm late for work...
> Agreed. I believe that society dictates that the
> accumulation of personal wealth is one of the most important
> factors to most people who have the means to generate it in
> abundance. Any avenue to make a buck will supersede any
> legislation or "Please don't do that because it's not
> Until spam is no longer synonymous with generating revenue or
> growing personal wealth, it's here to stay. Until drugs are
> legal, or dealers are killed if caught, the fact that dealers
> know pushing that crap on the streets is harmful, it doesn't
> matter. The need, or desire to have more money than the next
> guy is more important to someone than the other people who
> exist outside their little box. Different circumstances, but
> the same thing at the end of the day, I think.
> > It won't fix the problem. The world needs to change to stop driving
> > the possible gains from sending spam. Its an eduction/social issue.
> "AFAIK, You think I'm a BOFH for continually bashing you over
> the head with a clue-by-four. OTOH, if you would just RTFM
> every once in a
> while, my life would suck *much* less."
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