why IPv6 isn't ready for prime time, SMTP edition

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Wed Mar 26 16:59:52 UTC 2014


>That way?  Make e-mail cost; have e-postage.

Gee, I wondered how long it would take for this famous bad idea to
reappear.

I wrote a white paper ten years ago explaining why e-postage is a
bad idea, and there is no way to make it work.  Nothing of any
importance has changed since then.

http://www.taugh.com/epostage.pdf

R's,
John

PS: Yes, I've heard of Bitcoins.



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