[SpamCop-List] Re: WashPost: AOL Blocks Spammers' Web Sites
RobertTaylor at SpamCop.net
Sat Mar 20 02:04:48 EST 2004
In news:BC819170.13AF6%tamsuraiya at yahoo.ca,
Tam <tamsuraiya at yahoo.ca> sent:
> AOL Blocks Spammers' Web Sites
> By Jonathan Krim
> Washington Post Staff Writer
> Saturday, March 20, 2004; Page A01
> America Online Inc. has adopted a new tactic against spam: blocking its
> members' ability to see Web sites promoted by bulk e-mailers.
> The policy, which began earlier this year, opens a new front in the war on
> spam but also makes the Dulles company the first of its kind to push past
> the traditional Internet orthodoxy that service providers should be
> neutral conduits to anything the World Wide Web has to offer.
Good motive; *bad* policy!
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