AO-Hell making themselves less desireable to customers

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Son Goku, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. Son Goku

    Son Goku No lover of dogma

    Just recieved notice fo this via email. AOL, (hereby refered to as America on LSD), is poised to introduce an email tax of sorts which promises to allow (spammers could use this), the payee to circumvent all their spam filters and other methods put in place to help cut down on junk mail. As to the email their customers might actually want (from say family and friends)? It can be left undelivered...

    http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/004398.php

    So there you have it. Someone can end up incuring a charge to email their brother, but spammers will get an easy way to circumvent spam lists, and deliver their spam without incident :down:
     
  2. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    Yeah, AOL and Yahoo! are doing this. They claim it's to drive away spammers. I think it's a way for them to make up all the money they are losing from membership declines.
     
  3. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I hate AOL....
    I switched to comcast like 4 years ago, it was worth the 20 dollar price increase...
    But that sucks so much..
    -Jack