IBM to offer service to bounce unwanted e-mail back to the computers that sent them

Florian Weimer fw at
Tue Mar 22 18:59:12 UTC 2005

* Andreas Ott:

> And I thought they knew better by now that a hijacked windows pc won't
> accept mail. [...]

The CNN article tries to describe IBM's proposed system, but fails
badly.  IBM's description is available at:


It doesn't seem too bad, as long as you don't use it for blocking
email.  The C/R part is, of course, an unfortunate mistake.

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