Tag Archives: email systems

Are Spam Lawsuits A Waste Of Time?

By | March 12, 2004

Not everyone thinks the big boys are on the right track by pursuing spammers in the courts. Postini, ‘the industry’s leading provider of email security and management for the enterprise’, says spam “cannot be solved by lawsuits and legislation alone”. America Online, Microsoft, Earthlink and Yahoo announced on Wednesday that they had filed numerous civil lawsuits against spammers,… Read More »

Is Zip The Way To Thwart Viruses?

By | February 23, 2004

I like this idea from a Slashdot poster: Eliminate most viruses by zipping everything. It works (I think) like this: Most viruses arrive as an attachment to an email. These are called executables in that if you click on them, something happens. (As opposed to a file attachment such as a Word document, or a web page, which… Read More »