[TriLUG] postfix spam blocking
alexeyt at freeshell.org
Fri Dec 16 17:57:52 EST 2011
On Fri, 16 Dec 2011, Kevin Hunter wrote:
> At 3:52pm -0500 Fri, 16 Dec 2011, Matt wrote:
>> 2 - pushing the cost onto the sender is one of the concepts
>> considered to combat spam. The intent was to make it undesirable to
>> send bulk unsolicited email and the mechanism was to place a tax on
>> each sent email such that a normal person or business would never see
>> a charge or one that was more than a small token, while a spammer
>> would get a massive one.
> Ah, you're thinking "legitimate" spam. And you have me there. If there is a
> technical way for legitimate companies to count this and fairly pay for this
> according to the law then great.
Goodmail tried to do it for years. Went out of business.
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