Fighting Spam By… Doing The Same Thing?
from the say-one-thing,-do-another dept
A panel discussion concerning how to stop spam at the Next Generation Networks conference started out by saying that the fight against spam had not been strategic enough. In other words, the responses weren’t really targeted at the root of the problem. So, what’s the more strategic solution? Actually, the suggestions given in the article sound exactly like what’s already being done: filtering, tell people not to respond to spam and laws that punish spammers. How is that any more strategic? That sounds just as tactical.