An End To Spam

If Goodmail’s CertifiedEmail system gets more widely adopted this could be the beginning of the end of spam for many. The system highlights certain messages as certified meaning the sender is who they say they are. AOL and Yahoo! will implement this technology soon and perhaps with the weight of these behemoths behind this system, it will become the industry standard.

This sort of spam-blocking technology is essential in my opinion as something similar to it needs to be implemented when you use VoIP. Otherwise we have to worry about SPIT or spam over internet telephony. If we can work the kinks out of e-mail spam then phone spam may be easier to eliminate.

  • VoIP Blog - Rich Tehrani
    November 6, 2005 at 12:43 pm

    Sender Verification Goes Mainstream

    Challenge-response technology has been around for awhile and it is one solution to block spam. I sent an e-mail to someone yesterday in response to a press release they sent me. In response I received a challenge e-mail. This e-mail…

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