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Re: TMDA and other challenge-response systems considered harmful



"s. keeling" <keeling@spots.ab.ca> writes:

> Incoming from Paul Johnson:
>> Spam Interceptor <devnull@si20.com> writes:
>> 
>> > This is Skot Oakley. I am running Spam Interceptor to get rid of
>> > junk email. Please follow this link to verify that the message you
>> 
>> Now for anybody else considering challenge-response email systems,
>> this is why they're considered harmful.
>
> Oh come on.  It's a feature.  It flags the sender as an immediate
> useful entry in your killfile.  Kill him and that's yet another nitwit
> you'll never have to bother with again.

No kidding.  I fear for the sake of the newbies who don't know not to
take advise from those who don't know what they're doing to begin
with...

-- 
Paul Johnson
<baloo@ursine.ca>
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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