[ILUG] Out-of-date spam ?
colm at tuatha.org
Tue Apr 12 11:46:50 IST 2005
On 12 Apr 2005, at 11:26, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> If people were charge a miniscule sum for email -
> say 0.01 cents per item -
> wouldn't that discourage spammers?
Who is "people" in this context? To send an email requires nothing
more than a TCP connection to an SMTP server; do you suggest that the
ISPs monitor this activity (hello privacy issues!), or that the
receiving server somehow requests payment from the sending system (as
an extension to SMTP?)
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146 / www.colm.buckley.name
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