[SpamCop-List] Re: The rest of the story
nobody at spamcop.net
Thu Dec 9 18:59:52 EST 2004
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
news:cpamp6$nr0$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> The 'MailAgent' system which inebraska is 'promoting' is *awful* in that
> it does absolutely *NO* spam filtering -- it is a 100% whitelist [minus
> blacklist] system. That means that 100% of the spam which is sent to
> that mailbox is challenged. That is incredibly stupid. There are many
> different ways to institute a system which uses whitelists, but if you
> challenge essentially everything which isn't whitelisted, you are going
> to spend your life on blocklists.
> And, as a further 'motivation' for inebraska to promote this stupid
> system, they are making the users pay a small monthly fee of $1 for it.
> The only good think I can think of is that for the same price they also
> offer a sane filtering system, their postini, which doesn't use such an
> asinine challenge system.
Small correction -- I believe the C/R system is free but the postini is the
one that is $1/mth.
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