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Re: Motion for a new POST NSF AUP
From: rboivie () VNET IBM COM
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 95 16:56:21 EDT

In discussing spamming problems
"William B. Norton" <wbn () merit edu> wrote:

I personally think slightly smarter exploders might go a long way.  For
example:
  ...
2) an exploder that "suspends" messages with more than, say 6 lists
and newsgroups, and notifies the sender.  If the sender is not a real
address, it automatically is purged.

But wouldn't a spammer just defeat this measure by using a shell script, say.
Instead of sending one message to n lists, a script could easily send n
messages each addressed to a single list.

Rick Boivie
rboivie () vnet ibm com


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