1997-01-04 - Re: Hardening lists against spam attacks

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
To: Bovine Remailer <haystack@cow.net>
Message Hash: 9e003872d6e49e56771c98cc31e8ca0e1a98a380bd032e820d7b31d9c5bebbb3
Message ID: <32CE0EA2.3471@sk.sympatico.ca>
Reply To: <9701020637.AA04024@cow.net>
UTC Datetime: 1997-01-04 08:40:17 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 4 Jan 1997 00:40:17 -0800 (PST)

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 1997 00:40:17 -0800 (PST)
To: Bovine Remailer <haystack@cow.net>
Subject: Re: Hardening lists against spam attacks
In-Reply-To: <9701020637.AA04024@cow.net>
Message-ID: <32CE0EA2.3471@sk.sympatico.ca>
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Bovine Remailer wrote:
>         So, we had a spike of spam attack around Christmas,
> primarily using the mechanism of subscribing the cypherpunks
> list to other mailing lists. Now, everybody is off designing
> methods to limit postings to the list.
>         You know what this reminds me of? The enthusiasm displayed
> by the the current US government administration to get bills passed
> that would curtail even more rights of its citizens in the wake of
> the TWA flight 800 crash.

  Perhaps the solution is to put in a system of mettle detectors.
>         Cypherpunks, you have met the enemy and it is you.