Spam. Again.. -- and blocking net blocks? -- and ddos..
jlixfeld at andromedas.com
Wed Dec 11 15:56:02 UTC 2002
Uh.. duh! :)
On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 10:39, Mark Segal wrote:
> 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!!!!
> Mark Segal
> Director, Data Services
> Futureway Communications Inc.
> Tel: (905)326-1570
> > -----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
> > (nice|safe|legal|honest|<your_word_of_the_day_here>)".
> > 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.
> > --
> > -JaL
> > "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."
"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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