[discuss] [governance] Re: Comcast undertakes 9 year IETF cosponsorship!?

S Moonesamy sm+1net at elandsys.com
Mon Mar 24 08:17:22 UTC 2014

Hi Jeremy,
At 19:47 23-03-2014, Jeremy Malcolm wrote:
>unequally distributed, and with limited accountability to those 
>affected by them.  So the simple example (perhaps) being given is 
>that is that spam is a problem that was enabled by the architectural 
>choices made by the Internet technical community, the very same 
>choices that also provide us with many positive benefits such as 
>resilience against censorship (but also other negatives such as 
>vulnerability to surveillance).

The architectural choice made (re. SMTP) leave the door open to 
spam.  The choice was made before the Internet existed.  The (email) 
postmaster can implement whatever policies or accountability he or 
she considers as appropriate.

S. Moonesamy 

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