Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

Steve Atkins <steve@blighty.com> Thu, 10 December 2009 00:05 UTC

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On Dec 9, 2009, at 3:57 PM, Seth wrote:

> John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:
> 
>> Short of a mythical global reputation system, I don't see how one could
>> divert reports to forwarders without also diverting them to spammers who
>> pretend to be forwarders.
> 
> Easy: as the end user, I _know_ which sites I _told_ to forward for
> me.

In general, no you don't. (You might not care about the general case,
but it's there.)

That's beside the point, though. What is the disadvantage of sending
reports to spammers? If there is a disadvantage, how is that different
to the current FBL state of the art?

Cheers,
  Steve