So now we know--email sending is cheap (like stealing)
Wed Aug 30, 2023 5:09pm

and the receivers waste around $.95/message (like those being stolen from) and the only real solution is filtering (like theft prevention) but that takes resources (like buying locks does) and everyone except the spammers (thieves) would be happier without it.

I really didn't expect the analogy to hold the whole way through.

  • Yeah, it's definitely an Exchange server - Erik_, Wed Aug 30 2023 9:54am
    It's just been so long since I've done IT/SRE work besides just development that I wasn't sure if maybe MIcrosoft had their own spam filter that they do on top of whatever your local Exchange server has set up. I guess thinking about it now, that would probably annoy a bunch of IT workers who are wondering... more
    • So now we know--email sending is cheap (like stealing)- Puckdropper, Wed Aug 30 2023 5:09pm
"Forces act when not restrained" - Puckdropper