[my final message to the list on this thread]
On Monday, January 12, 2004, at 03:51 PM, Vernon Schryver wrote:
I also have to say that I fear your approach would help the larger
use spam as an excuse to kill off smaller ISP's...
How so? Exactly what is my approach?
I'm sorry, you're right, that was totally unfair. I meant blacklists,
because you were arguing for them, but that doesn't make "your
approach" synonymous with blacklists. My apologies for trivializing
your position. s/"your approach"/blacklisting/
"Fair due process" and "free speech" and even "legitimacy" are none
of your concern....
I don't want to burden the ietf list with an argument over the nature
of liberty, but I'd be happy to have that discussion privately if you
If you think blacklists are bad because they can be run by fools, then
you also must hate any network authentication and authorization
That's only a slight overstatement, actually.
I am offended by your implication that I suggested any such thing.
I am sorry if I misinterpreted.
Then you'd better give up on the Internet.
That's a tad oversimplified, isn't it? Was Yosemite doomed when the
first candy wrapper was dropped in the valley? -- Nathaniel