[unisog] Anti-Spam task force/team
Christopher A Bongaarts
cab at tc.umn.edu
Thu May 8 18:47:19 GMT 2003
As Ben Curran once put it so eloquently:
> It must be remembered that spam is taking valuable resources in terms of bandwidth
> time and energy from otherwise profitable/academic (No pun intended) pursuits. In
> this case, sinking large amounts of people power in terms of commitees, task forces,
> interest groups etc. etc ad nauseum only adds to the problem.
This is a very good point that should be kept in mind. Spamfighting
is a tremendous timesink, so weighing costs and benefits is important.
> Filter it and forget it. If I miss one message from my aunt Mary in Ohio, oh well. I'll
OTOH, if you miss one message saying "you forgot to send document XYZ
with your grant proposal", it might cost you your career...
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