On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, Irish wrote: > Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 13:07:18 -0800 > From: Irish <email@example.com> > To: Robert Dinse <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, > firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Spam > > Wow. I was rather enjoying spam freedom. Thanks, y'all. > > Irish Unfortunately the concept of having sites be responsible for properly configuring their servers was lost on a lot of people. There is no effective way to stop spam as long as we must accept mail from improperly secured servers. It's unfortunate. The level of spam is becoming sufficient that I can't use mail for what its' legitimate purposes are. But people are unwilling to hold the insecure sites responsible for the improper configuration of their servers so I guess we have no alternative but to accept spam.