[ic] Hotmail users

John Beima jbeima@reality.palb.com
Wed, 27 Dec 2000 10:10:55 -0700 (MST)

G'Day Folks,

My two cents would be to block them all as well.

This all started happening after Microsoft took over. They need to learn they 
are not the gods they think they are...

John Beima

Quoting Mike Heins <mikeh@minivend.com>:

> Hi,
> I am about at the point of blocking hotmail users from this list, as
> bigfoot.com, excite.com, and a few other smaller free email services
> are blocked.
> I encourage you to complain to Hotmail and implore them to start
> defending their From: line from spammers again.
> At one point, beginning about 2 years ago, Hotmail did a great
> job of tracking down and sueing (or sending cease/desist orders)
> to spammers who used hotmail.com addresses in their headers, and
> very few did it.
> Recently, the amount of hotmail forged-header spam has skyrocketed.
> They apparently are no longer tracking these people down and stopping
> them. I have little choice but to block hotmail.com from the mail list
> stuff, and I don't like to do that. A lot of people use it.
> Please let them know that they cannot stop fighting those scummy
> spammers.
> Our email system will become unusuable if we don't fight and eradicate
> spam.
> Loss of connectivity hurts us all. Spam hurts us all even more.
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John Beima

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