Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #12937
From: Global Homes Webmaster <webmaster@globalhomes.com>
Subject: Re: Windows SMTP service / Fighting spam with good network design
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 12:23:29 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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On 05/02/03 at 15:18, Neil Herber opined:

> It is rumored that on or about 2003-05-02 12:04 PM -0700, Jeff Logan
> wrote as follows:
> >Spam is defined as unsolicited email.
> >(http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=spam)
> >
> >I know I did not ask to get email about Virgin's from Amsterdam and
> >Vigira from some King in Africa.
> >
> >So If I send you an email, that you do not ask to get, is it
> >considered spam then?
>
> Jeff - read the whole definition:
> * often of a commercial nature
> * sent indiscriminately to multiple mailing lists, individuals, or
> newsgroups
>
> to which I would add:
> * usually with forged headers
> * usually relayed through unsecured mail servers
> * often with bogus removal instructions

Which serves to point out that, while most people probably agree in general
terms on what constitutes spam, there's still some disagreement about an
exact definition.

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