[Standards-JIG] anti-spim techniques

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Mon Aug 29 08:45:22 UTC 2005


On Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 10:52:51PM +0200, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> 2005/8/28, Ian Paterson <ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk>:
> > > providers even might want to send email over XMPP... ;-)
> > Seriously, I do expect email SPAM will motivate most people to switch
> > from email to offline IM delivery within the next few years
> 
> The ideas presented here http://cr.yp.to/im2000.html
> address many of the concerns of SPAM/SPIM
> 
> The main point is moving responsibility (and COST) of delivering a
> message from the reciever (as it is now) to the sender. It's sender's
> interest to take care of delivery.

But that doesn't solve zombie (the main source of current spam) problem
at all. It makes spamming costs higher, but it is not the spammer who
pays it, but the owners of zombie machines.

Greets,
        Jacek



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