[internetworkers] Intellectual Rights Kills Anti-Spam Measure
trekkie at nomorestars.com
Mon Sep 27 17:51:16 EDT 2004
On Sep 27, 2004, at 5:19 PM, Shea Tisdale wrote:
> I'm over simplifying, but it really doesn't matter. This was a
> whereby all mail server operators would register their servers for an
> This ID would effectively prevent spoofing or so they say.
> Microsoft began taking signups a while back and one of the largest
> groups to
> sign up were known spammers...so much for that working.
There was that, and if I recall it also required you to sign a license
that went completely against open source stuff so Apache, and others
wouldn't support it. So basically it ended up being Microsoft and the
spammers wanting it.
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