VaKo Posted November 28, 2006 Share Posted November 28, 2006 http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/11/27/uk.spam.reut/ Like it or not, the internet has to change. Spam email is becoming a huge problem thats causing mail servers to fall over right, left and center. So whats the solution? Spam filters have become a joke, and a constant arms race between the spammers and sysmins. So how far would you go for a spam free inbox? Better filters? An email postage charge ala sender ID? Or would you, like me, go much further? Instant disconnection for anyone with a zombie computer, with a charge to have it inspected before its allowed back on the internet? Fines for zombie computer owners? Fines for spammers and bot net owners? Not small ones, Â£1000 for every email sent, or a life term in jail if you can't pay? Total seizing of all assets owned by a spammers and there family, including there parents, siblings and children's possessions, property and assets? Or would you go further? Public posting of spammers identity's, there families identity's, where there kids go to school, where there parents live, the houses they own, the cars they drive etc? Disconnecting small 3rd world nations who cannot police there internal networks and have sold there digital heritage to spammers? Personally, after clearing 35000 emails from a server (this is now daily), I'd quite happily fire bomb the family homes of spammers and bot net owners. And I wouldn't feel bad about collateral damage inflicted. If we don't do something about spam now, we may not have an internet to use sooner or later. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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