Re: mailing list vs "the futur"
On Tuesday 28 August 2018 10:22:34 Dan Purgert wrote:
> 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?
yes, the IT guy=him.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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