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Re: Proposed EU Directive on Electronic Commerce

  • To: Dave Wilson < >
  • From: Ulf Vedenbrant < >
  • Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 10:05:20 +0100 (MET)
  • Cc: Jan-Pieter Cornet < >

On Mon, 18 Jan 1999, Dave Wilson wrote:

> [Envelope vs. Header label]
> > ... but that's not under the control of most senders, and it needs a lot of
> > recoding of MTAs before it's effective.
> 
> Normally I'd agree, but:
> 
> (i)  as we're looking at legal measures, we only get one shot at this, so we
> need to think good + long-term
> 
> (ii) Spam is such a problem that it's fair to say that recoding and
> reinstalling MTA's will happen lightning quick, at least among those who care.
> Those who don't care won't actually break anything; they just won't get the
> benefit of the new laws. (which reminds me - gotta install the new Sendmail).

I agree about the above. If we do it wrong it really will hount us
forever.. It's no idea to make it ease and make a solution that solves
our immediate problem and not tomorrows problem..

/Uffe





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