Subject: Re: mail spams
To: None <>
From: Christian Kuhtz <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/27/1996 10:53:45 wrote: 
>   The best solution of all is writing to the offending site's postmaster.
>   I already wrote a harsh complaint about the non-suitability of the netbsd
>   mailing lists for commercial traffic. (This was about 4 days ago, right
>   after the first one came across current-users)  Since that didn't have
>   any effect, I'm going to call the ISP and then try their upstream
>   provider if all else fails.

There are sites where the spamming site is a dedicated spam engine, and
they chose an ISP who does not regulate content, like SprintLink.

In that case, there's not much you can do... is one of
Not even phone calls change anything.  Or at least for me and many
others they didn't.

>   I am thinking that perhaps it might be time to put into practice all the
>   things we are learning in the tech-kern mailing list about race
>   conditions and unix security.

Is that an official statement by you as an employee of Border Network
Technologies, makers of the BorderWare firewall software?  I would
expect more ethical sense from ppl associated with your organization.

You're leaning awefully far out the window with that statement
regardless of that. What you are suggesting is more than just unethical.

Christian Kuhtz <>
Network/UNIX Specialist
Paranet, Inc.