A surefire cure for spam

Wednesday, 31 August 2005, 2:28 PM EST

Eliminate spam by eliminating spammers. Simple, clean, and certain.

Some folks think that making spamming a capital crime is a bit extreme. I see it as pure justice. Folks who rip off convenience stores for a six-pack and a few dollars spend months in jail. Spammers abuse and damage billions of dollars of other people's resources, so it's a simple straight-line extrapolation.

By Carla Schroder at O'Reilly.

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