For those of us that feel strongly that email should be a reliable transport medium.

DNSAdmin dnsadmin at 1BIGTHINK.COM
Tue Feb 10 20:46:00 GMT 2004

> >
> > I also appreciate your point of view,  but  I'm not worried about
> > bouncing the spam
> > I'm worried about bouncing that one message in a thousand that is a
> > false positive.
> > The one that winds me up on the phone with an irate customer because
> > his  stock
> > quote did not get acknowledged, and a $5000 dollar a month  customer
> > threating
> > to find another ISP over a few emails!  I would love to hear of these
> > "superior
> > solutions" but from what I can tell the only real solution is to
> > every other
> > solution has serious down sides. Or causes  thousands of users to jump
> > through
> > hoops deleting mail they never wanted to begin with!
>No offense, but this sounds rather self-serving.  "I don't care who I
>damage, as long as my bottom line is safe."  I'm not a MailScanner
>expert here, but I'd be willing to bet that someone could come up with
>an alternate solution that would be a decent compromise.  But
>'reverse-spamming' everyone else so that you have no chance of upsetting
>your customers seems a little selfish.

Of course it is. But he's serving "high profile customers" whom obviously
are more important than the rest of us slags!

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