New anti-spam sceme

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3324883.stm

Microsoft came with a new scheme to slow spammers from sending millions of e-mails. It sounds strange to me, but they want to implement a 'puzzle' which needs to be solved, before the email can be sent. This takes about 10-20 secs. This time investment is on the sender's side, and thus the amount of email that can be sent at a time is limited. 8000 messages a day at most, apparently.

I wonder what happens if I want to sent an email to a bunch of friends of mine, I'd have to wait one minute for three friends? Nice..
 

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check out my thoughts on an anti-spam system over at TalkRoot:

http://www.talkroot.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=285 [Broken]
 
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I always wondered what the D stood for.. :P
 
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Did you know that if anybody used bysononian(probabalistic, sp?) spam filters (or any), all the spammers would go out of buisiness; ie Bankrupt (read: No spam).
 

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