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From: mike at sane.com (Mike Smith)
Subject: Re: [FD] FD should block attachments


> what about the wasted time/bandwidth for messages like this
 


Yes, I included examples. 



-----Original Message-----
From: "Mike Smith" <mike@...e.com>
To: "Luke Norman"
<luke@...manonline.co.uk>,<full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2004 19:36:50 -0400
Subject: RE: [Full-Disclosure] Re: [FD] FD should block attachments

> 
> >
> >>am i missing something here?
> >> because i realy do not see the issue.
> >>
> >
> >Yes, you are
> >As far as I can see from the numerous postings on the list, the issue

> >isn't really recieving virii or anything else, it's the wasted 
> >time/bandwidth etc etc that comes from attatchments, and the costs
that
> 
> >places on users who pay by the minute or by the megabyte. I
personally 
> >don't think attatchments should be stopped, but I believe that's the 
> >argument for their filtering?
> >Luke
> 
> 	Having followed this list for the previous year, I can not say
> that any and all possible attachments waste any more time than some of
> the conversations that take place.  It gets ridiculous...  For me,
it's
> down to about 1 of every 10 threads and 1 of every 25 posts that holds
> any interest of useful information...  Those are approaching my
unusable
> limits....
> 
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