1997-08-03 - Re: non-censorous spam control (was Re: Spam is Information?)

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From: ? the Platypus {aka David Formosa} <dformosa@st.nepean.uws.edu.au>
To: “Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM” <dlv@bwalk.dm.com>
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Message ID: <Pine.LNX.3.93.970803113522.686F-100000@shirley>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-08-03 06:05:58 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 3 Aug 1997 14:05:58 +0800

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From: ? the Platypus {aka David Formosa} <dformosa@st.nepean.uws.edu.au>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 1997 14:05:58 +0800
To: "Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM" <dlv@bwalk.dm.com>
Subject: Re: non-censorous spam control (was Re: Spam is Information?)
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On Sat, 2 Aug 1997, Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM wrote:


> I'm sorry, I don't see how posting megabytes of noise every day can
> swamp the content.

You don't recall the poetry feastavil?  What about the sex groups for the
less popular fetishes?

> Moreover, if such actions were indeed cause a problem, they would not be 
> eliminated with payments. Some people would be willing to spend money to
> "flood" the net 

Here we aggry, porn4pron and others will still make a proffet from
spamming.  Infact puting a cost to posting creates a biase aggainst
unpopulare options and towards spam.  Indeed such a payment system would
make the problem worce.

> Instead of discouraging the behavior you don't like, encourage the
> behavior you do like.

[Nods]  The good old blow job prinisipul.

> I invite Adam and David to subscribe to the freedom-knights mailing list
> (send 'subscribe freedom-knights@jetcafe.org' to majordomo@jetcafe.org)
> if you want to continue this not-quite-crypto discussion there.

I have attempted to do so in the past,  and will attempt to do so again.

- -- 
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