How Alice and Bob got telephone/SMS spam on their Moko.
tilman at baumann.name
Mon Feb 25 23:56:04 CET 2008
ian douglas wrote:
> Tilman Baumann wrote:
>> In my eyes, trust should be calculated automaticly, not by manually
>> defining trust (like pgp). Using the system could improve it.
> Perhaps number of successful phone calls, and length of phone call to
> add a number of trust 'points' ... the more successful calls over some
> length of time, the more trusted someone becomes.
> Still, having individual profiles as someone else mentioned, would be
> ideal too. For example, I'd want my wife's phone call to ring no matter
> time of day or busy status (meetings, etc). A call from my
> mother-in-law, however, should never play any ring tone during business
> hours, and unknown caller ID values should never play any ring tone and
> route them immediately to voice mail.
This would be a locally managed call managing system. Definitely a thing
we need to. But not quite the same thing as we discussed.
But i am absolutely with you, wee need this. And it would probably be a
good idea to design a system like this first. And then extend it in the
future for distributed network blacklists.
>> I have better things to do with my life than managing trust relations
>> for my spam filter...
> Well, even tools like SpamAssassin need training to teach it what is
> considered spam or not.
Yea. But this is limited to a simple question 'was this call spam?'.
What i mean was that you should have 'the list[tm]' that is
automatically the right thing for you. And not havong to decide actively
whoms reports you trust.
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