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Re: Your Future Credit Card Sales For Cash Today!!!`

From: Cem Karan <Cem.Karan@usa.alcatel.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 10:09:11 -0400
Message-ID: <3AE43787.5BDE13F4@usa.alcatel.com>
To: "Dafer Ali Algarni Eng. College" <dalgarni@ksu.edu.sa>, www-talk@w3.org
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<slightly off, as this belongs in an RFC listserv>
hash cash is an idea for forcing people to spend CPU cycles to break a
code before they are allowed to send you a message.  Depending on what
the user sets their hash key length to, they can make a sender of a
message take varying amounts of time to break the key.  For individuals,
this might mean that it takes you 1 second or so longer to send a
message; for spammers, 1 second * lots of people = too much time and
effort.  Which reduces the amount of spam.  Has anyone thought about
making this an RFC that extends the various mail protocols?
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