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Re: Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny
From: Mike Leber <mleber () he net>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 14:31:43 -0800 (PST)


On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, Vadim Antonov wrote:
Why won't we concentrate on doing technical solutions?
[good source authentication proposal deleted]

This would solve the forged email problem excellently.  (Assuming you can
get past the installed base of over 50(?) million SMTP email addresses,
although only a few of those actually have a source domain different from
the mail gateway.) 

However, the spaming problem is another.  I see three generations of
spammers.

The 1st Generation Spammer (Direct)


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