unwise filtering policy from cox.net

S. Ryan auser at mind.net
Tue Nov 20 19:51:15 UTC 2007

Or it was a minor oversight and you're all pissing and moaning over nothing?

That's a thought too.

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wroteth on 11/20/2007 11:42 AM:
> On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:21:19 PST, goemon at anime.net said:
>> This seems a rather unwise policy on behalf of cox.net -- their customers 
>> can originate scam emails, but cox.net abuse desk apparently does not care 
>> to hear about it.
> Seems to be perfectly wise if you're a business and care more about making
> money than getting all tangled up in pesky things like morals and ethics. It's
> great when you can help the balance sheet by converting "ongoing support costs"
> and "loss of paying customers" into what economists call "externalities" (in
> other words, they make the decisions, but somebody else gets to actually pay
> for the choices made).

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