[SpamCop-List] Re: The Destiny of Blacklists
redford_stone at INVERSE_OF_COLDmail.com
Fri Jun 17 05:55:29 EDT 2005
"Ron B." <zypher at spamcop.net> wrote in news:d8t06h$1t9$1 at news.spamcop.net:
"This is, strictly speaking, terrorism: harming innnocent people as a way
to pressure some central authority into doing what you want."
He appears to be ranting on the SBL. If I had a nickle for every spammer
that brought up the term "terrorism" in conjunction with blocking their
Here is the definition on "terrorism" from dictionary.com
"The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an
organized group against people or property with the intention of
intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or
+ The RBLs is not chopping people's heads off nor using suicide bombers.
+ The RBLs is not trying to coerce a society or a government for an
ideology or some other political mumbojumbo.
+ ISPs use the RBLs voluntarily.
+ ISPs end up in the RBLs after repeated requests to get their customers to
+ It is not unlawful to want to protect our own inboxes from the massive
amounts of spew that comes from various /24s or /16s.
I'm willing to bet that this guy does not use confirmed opt-in for his
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