At 07:40 AM 2/7/96 -0800, Dave Crocker wrote:
2. Those who are registered can send messages freely. Those who are not
have their messages channeled to the list moderate who decides whether to
forward the message or not. One could elaborate this, further, by having
non-registered email ALSO get a verification request from the server before
sending it on to the moderator. This would filter deprivation of service
attacks, I suppose.
If the list is replicated on USENET, the name of members are freely
available for spammers to use for impersonation spams.