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Re: mailing list vs "the futur"

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 August 2018 09:03:05 Mark Rousell wrote:
>> On 28/08/2018 12:42, Michael Stone wrote:
>> > Yes and no. NNTP is inherently open to abuse because it wasn't
>> > designed with mechanisms to account for the cost of a transaction.
>> > (This is true of all the early internet protocols, not just NNTP,
>> > which is why we have, e.g., such a spam problem on SMTP.)
>> Isn't this true of, say, HTTP too?
> [...] I had a long talk with  
> him just last week about how they are doing this new protocol where they 
> A: don't bother to verify me when I get redirected to their servers for 
> a one time code pad number to verify the authorization of my purchase.

him who?  your bank?

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