Proposed list charter/AUP change?
ejay.hire at isdn.net
Tue Jan 4 23:34:38 UTC 2005
I second this request.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]
> Behalf Of Bill Nash
> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 11:51 AM
> To: Steve Sobol
> Cc: Susan Harris; nanog at merit.edu; Betty Burke
> Subject: Proposed list charter/AUP change?
> On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Steve Sobol wrote:
> > Susan keeps on claiming spam is offtopic for Nanog, yet
> > don't mention spam other than telling us not to ask "I'm
> being spammed, how
> > can I make it stop?"
> > If it's flat-out offtopic, no matter what, or if the
> majority of list members
> > don't want to talk about it on the list, why hasn't the
> been updated? Or
> > does Merit just want us to try to guess what is
> Spam represents a significant percentage of email traffic,
> delivery is increasingly via trojaned dsl/broadband
> Even spam
> delivered from quasi-legitimate sources is usually an
> of resources
> that some NSP/ISP is paying for. Discussion of functional
> spam control at
> the ISP level, I think, is absolutely on topic for a list
> this scope.
> Please note, that I say 'functional'. Random complaints
> not fall into this category.
> Examples would include:
> Working enterprise-scale spam filtering (Hourly mail
> measured in
> Discussion of edge/core SMTP filtering to curtail spam
> Policy discussions for handling domestic and international
> spam sources.
> Implementation, or requests for implementation, of SPF and
> Inter-network cooperation for handling large scale issues.
> I think this last is pretty much exactly what a list like
> this is for, be
> it spam, regional power outages, BGP shenanigans, or
> widespread squirrel
> - billn
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