Spam [was Re: still looking for that stuff?]
Ian S. King
isking at uw.edu
Thu Aug 11 15:49:24 CDT 2016
On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 9:48 AM, ANDY HOLT <andy.holt at tesco.net> wrote:
> >> Spam will not stop until the last spammer is dead.
> > Actually, it's really simple to stop spam. Simple, not easy.
> > You just need to delegate responsibility along with authority when
> > handing out netblocks, registering domain names, and the like.
> When there were only tens of thousands of mail nodes (few of which had
> more than a
> few thousand accounts it was practical to put the responsibility on
> With tens of millions (often with millions of customers) that is no longer
"Every time you send a spam message, you kill a kitten. Think of the
kittens. Unless you're a dog person - then think of the puppies."
Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School <http://ischool.uw.edu>
Dissertation: "Why the Conversation Mattered: Constructing a Sociotechnical
Narrative Through a Design Lens
Archivist, Voices From the Rwanda Tribunal <http://tribunalvoices.org>
Value Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>
University of Washington
There is an old Vulcan saying: "Only Nixon could go to China."
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