[ppml] Abstract of proposed Internet Draft for Best Current Practice
jb at jbacher.com
Tue Feb 18 12:34:58 EST 2003
>> > >Your original post (possibly the first bullet point) suggested that ISPs
>> > >*prevent* this type of abuse. What solutions can you offer that will
>> > >allow an ISP to prevent spam?
>>The question isn't one of ISP policy, it's posed from a technical
>>I can prevent outbound port 25 from all dialup/dsl/cable except to my
>>servers. I can be proactive when handling spam complaints.
>That's quickly becoming a moot point. There are plenty services both in
>and out of North America that allow people to send SMTP
The recommendation was that ISPs prevent spam. I'd like to know a solution
>>I find that, to many people, everything constitutes spam. A single virus
>>transmission or a typoed email address is justification to submit a report
>>to any and every one that will listen.
>No. Most AUPs have something to the effect of "if it could reasonability
>be considered to result in complaints". Every spammer
And I'm telling you, yes.
The point of view is of the complainant -- not the AUP of a company.
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