Sun, 18 Apr 2004 14:58:13 GMT

InfoWorld: Can e-mail be saved? Paul Boutin. Instead of tinkering with ever more complex anti-spam filters and gateways, it's time to rethink the way e-mail works in the enterprise. With that in mind, we rounded up a half dozen successful software entrepreneurs — plus one unrepentant spammer — and asked them how they would change the system to remove mass-marketers' incentives to flood your workplace with ads. [Tomalak's Realm]


the way to save email, and this is very clear, block all subnetwork port 25 activity not going through your mail server. do this on all networks, and manage those networks appropriately. this will more or less stop most spam, and then you can prosecute those others via paper trail.