Re: [NTB] dear
- Good point, that is how we got rid of excessive drinking and sexually
transmitted diseases as well. I'll now copy the off topic list where we
can continue our discussion if we wish. Please discontinue discussion
on the main notetab list if you would.
John Shotsky wrote:
> The solution is not 'postage', it is 'education'. The minute no one will respond to a spam email is the moment that
> spammers will move on to something else. They are preying on ignorance.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of fw7oaks
> Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 21:32
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [NTB] dear
> --- On Thu, 8/27/09, John Shotsky <jshotsky@... <mailto:jshotsky%40comcast.net> > wrote:
>> spammers wouldn't do that if idiots wouldn't respond to the spam.
>> I don't find spammers at fault, I find those idiots that make it
>> profitable responsible. Spammers couldn't afford to run, if their
>> ploys didn't work.
> While that's true, I don't like the solution much either: Charging 'postage' on eMails and pricing spam out of the
> market. Because if you expect people not to fall for a bargain I fear you are asking them to go against an 'hard-wired'
> trait or attribute that has got the human race where it is today - at the top of the pile.