Re: [anti-spam-wg] Any suggestions about how to deal with non co-operative ISP's and RIR's ?
From: Esa esa@localhost
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:25:58 +0200
Jørgen Hovland kirjoitti:
I have never seen that a government tells companies to allow unsolicited
bulk e-mailing. Of course laws restrict what you can put in the
contract, but contracts between companies are much more unregulated than
those between a company and a person, this at least in Finland.
Blacklisting the provider of the offender just because they are practising
what the government(s) is telling them to do is to me considered extremely
unprofessional and I would never do business with anyone doing that.
I would be really surprised if you cannot put a prohibition to ube in
I don't think blocklist providers should consider at all if the law
allows spamming or not. They should follow their own defined listing
criteria. The blocklist users decide what they want to do with the
But they have, already. See for example Media3 and MAPS (circa year
2000), or yesmail vs MAPS, or Harris Interactive vs. MAPS, or Experian,
wouldn't be surprised if a blacklist provider with that kind of policy some
day would be prosecuted because it is pretty darn close to three types of
Other blocklists have been sued as well, latest I've heard was Spamhaus