Re: annoying blacklist block
- On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 02:57:16PM -0500, Dave Silvia wrote:
> Tony,One possible explanation: follow the money. If you upgrade your
> As usual, thank you much for your input! Most helpful. The only mailing
> list I've joined in years has been vim@... and I suspect spammers
> exploit it as my spam level has risen dramatically since I joined (not just
> our friend 'Daum'). This is why I'm contemplating upgrading my Norton
> stuff. It's a shame that such a useful and largely non-partisan system such
> as the internet needs this. I don't understand why people (presumably
> intelligent, else how could they come up with such things) waste their time
> on being a nuisance to being downright destructive (viruses, worms, spyware,
> etc.). But then, I don't really understand anthrax powder in the mail
> Dave S.
anti-spam and anti-virus software, who gets paid?
Another suggestion I have heard: massive temper tantrum from
out-of-work programmers who regarded the "tech boom" of the 1990's as an
entitlement rather than a bubble.
HTH --Benji Fisher