Re: Challenge-response mail filters considered harmful
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On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 09:07:09PM -0700, Alan Connor wrote:
> I don't know why CR programs offend some people so much.
> The fact that so many CR opponents are self-styled spamfighters
> poses a conundrum of mind-boggling proportions.
Because CR hinders legitimate mail almost as effectively as it hinders
spam for about the same false-positive rate as bayesian filtering.
Also, you're part of the spam problem if you're not reporting spam.
If you're summarily deleting all spam, you're accepting the problem
and doing nothing to solve it.
.''`. Paul Johnson <email@example.com>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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