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Im guilty until proven blameless - spam-blocker


No doubt about it.

"Spam" (unsolicited business email) threatens to paralyze and at last break the email arrangement as it currently exists on the Internet.

Anyone with an email attend to can confirm to the fact that the inundation of Spam has only augmented in the last year and shows no sign of stopping.

However, the contemporary coordination many Internet Service Providers (ISP's) use to deal with Spam may just destroy the Internet's email approach long already the spammers do.

Now, I won't deny that the authority of the Spam on any ISP's assets can rate very significant.

It's been estimated that connecting 30-60% of all email now sent is Spam!

This means that 30-60% an ISP's arrangement resources (bandwidth, hardware, classification maintenance) go towards delivering communication insignificant person wants to receive.

Out of self-defense, many ISP's turn to third party services like SpamCop, SPEWS (Spam Prevention Early Warning System), and SpamHaus to help them identify sources of spam and block the e-mail ahead of their email systems get clogged.

No Trial - No Argument - Guilty!

In theory, it's a great system.

In practice, it creates a condition resembling a witch hunt where the accused gets burned at the stake exclusive of a trial, let alone the capacity to face their accuser. Here's how the approach works.

Let's say a big business customarily sends legitimate email to its customers or prospects who asked to accept the email.

As long as insignificant person complains, life proceeds as normal.

But then let's say one of those ancestors forgets they opted in to the business's email list and gossip an email message as spam to one of the air force I mentioned above.

Result: the commerce gets blacklisted by one or more of these armed forces and ISP's in turn inevitably block email (legitimate email) sent by the big business to its customers and opt-in subscribers.

To make matters even worse, minion at these anti-spam services bothers to let the commerce know they've been blacklisted.

When the affair at length discovers their eminence and tries to associate SpamCop, SPEWS or SpamHaus, the real fun begins.

If the commerce does ascertain which service(s) blacklisted them, they'll find they can't call a person on the phone to converse the problem.

They also detect these armed forces are fully unregulated and there is no advanced court of appeals.

Any email responses from these armed forces often confine a smug feelings of tacit guilt that derision at your claims of innocence.

Also, don't concern asking for the chance to face your complainant in order to prove your innocence because they get to hide after a cloak of anonymity.

Combining this feelings of tacit guilt with the inability to prove your innocence creates a recipe for disaster for every legitimate business.

Oh, by the way, while journalism this article, I established 19 spam email communication by means of an ISP monitored by all 3 anti-spam services.

Makes you wonder, doesn't it?

In the end, the existing classification only creates opportunity for abuse that targets legitimate businesses while the real spammers just cheerfully keep conveyance their flood of email.

(c) Jim Edwards - All Civil liberties cold - http://www. thenetreporter. com

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