Vendors spamming NANOG attendees

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Tue Jun 13 17:47:17 CST 2017


I've started keeping a list of companies who make unsolicited
calls/emails.  I tell them that I put them on my list of companies
never to do business with.

On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 01:12:07PM -0400, Rich Kulawiec wrote: > On
Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:31:46PM +0000, Mel Beckman wrote: > >
Sometimes they're ignorant and don't realize they're spamming.  > >
That excuse stopped being viable sometime in the last century.  They
know > exactly what they're doing, they're just counting on the
prospective > gains to outweigh the prospective losses.  If they're
right, then the > spamming will not only continue, it will increase.
(As we've seen: > over and over and over again.)  That's because they
don't care about > being professional or responsible or ethical: they
only care about profits.  > > So the choice is clear: either make it
plain to such "people" (if I > may dignify sociopathic filth with that
term) that this is absolutely > unacceptable and that it will have
serious, immediate, ongoing negative > financial consequences, or do
nothing while the problem escalates > indefinitely.  > > If you give
people the means to hurt you, and they do it, and > you take no action
except to continue giving them the means to > hurt you, and they take
no action except to keep hurting you, > then one of the ways you can
describe the situation is "it isn't > scaling well".  > --- Paul
Vixie, on NANOG > > ---rsk


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