Way to end spam

by phil on Friday Sep 5, 2003 12:46 PM
Idea Archive

This might have been mentioned before, but I wouldn't mind having a prioritization filter that required that everybody who wants to get to into my privledged e-mail folder has to have paid a penny to send that e-mail. I only send about a hundred e-mails a month, so I wouldn't mind paying a buck, and I'm sure other ppl wouldn't mind sending a penny.

This would make the cost of spam high enough to deter.

Somebody already has Pennymail I'm sure with the same idea. Possible players for this could be Plaxo. Either way, SOMEBODY's going to make a lot of money solving this spam thing... e-mail's important to ppl, and it is dying.


David said on December 10, 2003 8:43 AM:

I agree. 100 junk e-mails a day is getting a bit much for me right know, and filters don't seem to be much help.

David said on December 10, 2003 8:47 AM:

You're right. It looks like www.pennymail.com are doing what you suggested, so we'll soon see if the idea works!

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