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Pay to Send

2006-03-31 23:16:37.243729+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

In an exchange pulled from a mailing list hosted on this server, Leo writes about the problem with "pay to send" email schemes like "Goodmail".

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-04-02 11:58:24.39513+00 by: meuon [edit history]

E-mail is the most borken thing on internet, and 'pay to send' schemes are not the answer. I used to think the answer was getting people to register to get a 'key' like SSL certs or domain names, or maybe something like "Lightweight Identity Protocol". -Of course the register's have (and will) succumbed to spammers, scammers and scum, so that's not an answer.

Practical answers for today:

Sadly, people think I'm joking.