Re: bandwidth

Subject: Re: bandwidth
From: Nora Merhar <MERHAR -at- ALENA -dot- BITNET>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 14:06:30 CDT

> I agree with you. Worrying about annoyances like spammers and anonymous
> insults takes up a lot of time and space that could be devoted to talking
> about tech writing.

Yes, Genny. But out here in the "real world" a lot of people pay for their
Internet connection time personally, and having to download messages from
spammers costs them real money. I personally am connected at my job (they
pay for it) and they wouldn't be particularly happy if they saw me receiving
a lot of spam.

It's also a matter of principle. On a list like this, what could possibly be
someone's motive for remaining anonymous? And what gives those spammers the
right to inundate me with unsolicited advertising? You'll say that I'm inundated
with it every day, but so what? I'm still going to try to stop it wherever I

I agree that a lot of these things tend to get overblown. However, the LIST
OWNER brought up that he was considering restricting the list. It's a legitimate
topic of conversation.

merar -at- edsvcs -dot- switch -dot- rockwell -dot- com

Previous by Author: Re: Anon and other list restrictions
Next by Author: Re: Anon and other list restrictions
Previous by Thread: Re[2]: bandwidth
Next by Thread: Re: bandwidth

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads