posted on Jan, 24 2004 @ 10:09 PM
its only talk.
Not everyone in the world uses Outlook for their email, there ar eplenty of other programs around and spammers have their own programs as well. So to
get the "real" spammers this sort of muddled thinking will not work.
Spammers just avoid using programs that have it there.
I am suprised that Gates appears to have so little understanding of the situation that the thinks we are all using his email packages only.
Nothing he has suggested so far will make a dent in the system, whilst there is an abundance of anon emailer programs and massive group lists.
The only system that i have seen working is run by my host, I used to get about 70 per day, now I get about 5, all the rest is taken off at the
Another system would be hiring Mercenaries to act as death squads excecuting the spammers as their addresses are uncovered.