A little inside baseball
Sorry, I just couldn't resist after the Senate hearings. A good friend of mine, Richi
, is an independant marketing consultant, PR guy, and writer in the email space. For those of you who are curious as to why many of us state that challenge/response is not only not a good solution to the spam problem but is a terrible idea from the start..... read here
. For more detail, go to his previous post on it which he references.
When will you people figure it out? In nice, simple language:
1. Challenge/response causes spam
2. If you use it, you're a spammer
3. If everyone used it, email wouldn't work!