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Re: Spam: process the web archives?

Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> [2002-10-16 19:21:25 +0200]:
> Bob Proulx:
> >   http://www.interhack.net/pubs/munging-harmful/
> > This pretty much sums up my feelings on the matter.  It is a good
> > read and pertinent to this discussion.
> This is about people using false addresses when posting to mailing
> lists, like
> Somebody <somebody@nospam.myreal.domain>.
> What I propose is slighly different, and will actually allow everybody
> to use his real email address since it will translate into
> Somebody <email protected>
> *in the web archives only*.

You missed two important points.  One is that now you cannot reply to
<email protected>.  You are negatively impacted by spammers.  This is

The second point is the spammers are terrorists and if you give in to
them then they have won.  That is bad.


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