So once again the big boys are getting together to stop spam. Call me a bluff old cynic but the chances of this solving the problems are remote.
The very fact that there's a news release on setting up the group shows its weakness. As spam filters show spammers are constantly adapting their techniques and can do it a lot faster that a bunch of industry folk arguing about who gets first dibs on writing the new standards.
Most major inventions occur because their time has come and spam is no exception but that doesn't stop me roundly cursing Laurence Canter and Martha Siegel every time my inbox overflows.
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