The Secret Anti Spammer Death Squads


It's hard not to feel bad for Blue Security, the unique antispam company that got blackmailed out of business last week. There may be no good way to handle the situation, but that doesn't mean that we should pick a bad way to do it.

Blue Security's business was to complain, on behalf of their customers, to spammers. They would repeatedly bombard spammers with requests to unsubscribe their 522,000 customers. As Ferris Research's Richi Jennings tells me, this was having an effect. The Secret Anti-Spammer Death Squads

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 27th May 2006 3:21AM