[At-Large] R: R: [ALAC] Fwd: A million domains taken down by email checks

Roberto Gaetano roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 16 18:14:40 UTC 2014

I am ready to admit my ignorance - and as a matter of fact if you would be
so kind to send me a private message explaining what to do, I would
However, for the time being I need to download the messages in the spam
folder if I want to check that something important did not get trapped in
But what puzzles me is that sometimes we assume Internet users are smart,
sometimes not.
Why is it that it should be considered a given that users know how to deal
with spam and know about MUAs, but on the other hand we assume that they
will be victims of all kind of Internet frauds?

> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: John Levine [mailto:john.levine at cauce.org]
> Inviato: sabato 12 luglio 2014 23:28
> A: Roberto Gaetano
> Cc: at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> Oggetto: Re: R: [At-Large] [ALAC] Fwd: A million domains taken down by
> email checks
> > One of the problems that the spam filters does not solve, unless there
is a
> way that I am ignorant about, is that even if the incoming messages are
put in
> a separate folder, I still have to pay for the connection time while the
junk is
> downloaded.
> Aw, come on.  MUAs that let you specify which folders to download have
> only been available for about 20 years.
> Regards,
> John Levine, john.levine at cauce.org
> CAUCE North America

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