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Re: More on spam

On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 05:56:26AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 05:36:40AM -0700, Tom wrote:
> > What does this have to do with spam?  It bemuses and befuddles me to
> > observe extremely intelligent people to swatting the air with tools
> > like spamassassin, when the correct solution lies elsewhere.  The
> > correct solution is to merely enlighten all of humanity not to send
> > spam.
> Spamassassin is one of many tools to do this.  Simply using
> spamassassin to delete your email is not going to get the job done.
> You have to follow through with other means to get the spammer's
> webhosts and email providers involved to cut them off.

If only this were practical for the volume of spam bugs.debian.org gets
(2Gb caught by spamassassin in the last two weeks). We just don't have
the manpower even to make a dent here. :-(

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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