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Old 12-01-2004, 06:41 PM   #2

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As averse as I am to spam, this does seem a rather dangerous path to tread. If Lycos mistakingly targets sites that are not operated by spammers, but perhaps whose domains have been spoofed, they could attract lawsuits - and arguably rightfully so. The same may occur if the tool is exploited maliciously by some of its users.

I don't mind that the anti-spam brigade organise these types of attacks in the darker corners of the web, but bringing what is effectively a DDOS attack into the maintstream as an acceptable tool of opposition could help to stimulate another generation of script kiddies/crackers.

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