At 5:34 PM -0800 2/27/03, ietf1(_at_)ka9q(_dot_)net wrote:
Your question assumes that the DUL is actually a meaningful anti-spam
mechanism. It is not.
Could you elaborate a bit on what you mean by "meaningful"? As
someone who uses the DUL list as an anti-spam mechanism and who
experiments with turning it off and on, I can definitely say that
turning it on reduces the amount of spam I receive (on the order of
about 100 messages a day).
I recognize that it also harms folks like you for many of the reasons
you give. But I don't understand why you say it is not a meaningful
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--Internet Mail Consortium