[Nottingham] Tux Games Antispam - Your message is being held

Alexander Lewis Jones alex at inigo.demon.co.uk
Mon Dec 10 12:49:04 GMT 2007

Andy Smith wrote:
> My point was that simply saying "don't allow spam sources to connect
> to you" doesn't get us anywhere because the next question is "how do
> we identify a spam source?"  Which is pretty much the same as "how
> do we stop spam?" - it's brought us back to the beginning.
> (this is not a invitation for people to tell me their favourite ways
> of guessing which sources will be spam, I too have my favourite
> ways, and all our ways are imperfect)

Complain to your ISP. Humans are the only ones who can really judge, 
anyway. If there's less spam, it shouldn't be a time consuming process 
to select it and click on a button marked "Complain to ISP". It's then 
their job to verify the sender and take appropriate action.

Alexander Lewis Jones - alex at inigo.demon.co.uk

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