09/12/00 RMIUG Meeting
- SPAMfest 2000 - All About Unsolicited
The Tuesday, Sept 12th meeting of the Rocky
Mountain Internet Users Group (RMIUG) will
be a panel discussion called "SPAMfest 2000
- All About Unsolicited Email."
Charles Oriez (firstname.lastname@example.org),
a leading anti-Spam expert, will give us
some background on the Spam issue, cover
applicable laws dealing with Spam, and give
tips for users, ISP's and list owners in
preventing and fighting Spam. He will also
be presenting his popular section on "Top
Five Spammer lies."
Geoff Mulligan (email@example.com),
author of the book, Removing the Spam :
Email Processing and Filtering (Addison-Wesley
Networking Basics Series) will be speaking
from the system administrator's perspective
on mail-filtering tools and techniques to
keep your system and users as spam-free
as possible. Geoff is chief executive officer
and founder of QVtech which provides email
protection software for businesses.
Steve Senator (firstname.lastname@example.org),
who helps maintain the Public DNS (Domain
Name Service) service through Granite Canyon,
will be speaking on how Spam affects the
wider Internet community and infrastructure
and what is being done to combat it.
As always, plenty of time will be allocated
for interactive Q&A, so bring plenty of
questions and be ready for an interactive
discussion filled with lively debate, argumentation,
& new ideas.
URL's of interest:
The meeting is Tuesday, Sept 12th from
7:00 - 9:00 pm (with optional 6:30 pm start
for refreshments and informal networking).
The meeting will be held at The National
Center for Atmospheric Research at 1850
Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, which is located
on the west end of Table Mesa Drive, up
the hill, right under the Flatirons. For
door-to-door driving direction, go to MapQuest
), click on Driving Directions, enter your
starting address, NCAR's address, and voila!
Park in the NCAR lot, go in the main door,
and ask the guard to point you to meeting,
which is held in the main auditorium, right
off the lobby. The meeting is free and open
to the public, but we may pass the hat to
help defray expenses.
Our meeting location seats about 120 people.
That is usually enough room to accommodate
all attendees, but it's impossible for us
to predict how many people will show up
for any given meeting. Seating is always
on a first-come, first serve basis, and
in the event of more attendees than seats,
we won't be able to admit additional people
into the auditorium after all seats are
RMIUG appreciates the ongoing support
from XOR Network Engineering ( http://www.xor.com
) for administration of RMIUG's electronic
discussion lists & web site. Thanks also
to Interliant ( http://www.interliant.com
) for sponsorship of refreshments for our
Consultants and companies are invited
to bring Internet-related Product information,
brochures, and business cards which will
be displayed on an information table.
There are email mailing lists set up for
this group. To subscribe Or unsubscribe,
You can also reach the RMIUG "Executive"
Committee at email@example.com.
Our web site is at http://www.rmiug.org/
Tentative schedule of upcoming RMIUG meetings:
- Nov 2000 - Everything You Always Wanted
to Know About XML (but were afraid to
ask via email for fear of being flamed...)
(To suggest a topic, send your idea to