Thursday, December 13, 2007

Make the punishment fit the crime


Is not trivial- the cost of spam is enormous

"...About 95 per cent of emails this year - up from 70 per cent in 2006 - were classified as junk messages, according to a report from US security firm Barracuda, Agence France Presse reported.

Most of this is deleted by email filters run by Internet providers before it hits inboxes..."

I believe the punishment should fit the crime- thus all spammers are to be reduced to- Spam!

Put through an industrial-grade mincer, rendered down, seasoned and sold for dog tucker. (which is all Spam is fit for!)

If it won't sell as dog tucker, at least they won't take up much cell space!


Anonymous said...

ISPs missed out on a huge source of revenue when they failed to charge for delivering emails. Even at 5c each they would still be cost effective compared to snail mail. Charging for emails would be a major disincentive for spammers. Spam is like junk mail and the reason we don't have much of it, compared to spam is because it costs money to produce and deliver.

KG said...

Don't forget the seasoning, Oswald--just a soupcon of grated lawyer.

MathewK said...

lol good one KG.

While we're at it, can we arrange some sort of punishment for morons who forward those stupid "forward this or you'll die" emails as well.

And also those morons who fall for those Nigerian or African email scams. It's making us all look stupid.

Anonymous said...

I hoping someone can come up with a device that allows you to reply to these spammers in a way that destroys them and their computer when they click on the response. Sort of a time bomb that blow them to kingdom come Divine retribution and all that