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Anti Spam Meeting Summary

Wednesday 3 October 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Fred Werner

Last week the ETIS Anti-Spam Co-operation group held a meeting in Munich, Germany which was kindly hosted by eleven. It was attended by 24 people from a variety of companies including Abusix, Cloudmark, eleven, Fastweb, France Telecom, Return Path, Swisscom, TDC, Telecom Italia, Telenor, Trend Micro, and Vade-Retro. The group also welcomed two new members from Deutsche Telekom and Elion. Summarising the successful meeting, Guido De Vries from our host eleven said: "It was a pleasure for eleven and myself to host the Anti-Spam meeting in Munich and enjoy the modernity and tradition of Munich together with our industry friends for constructive discussions and informal networking – we’re really looking forward to meeting soon again.”

As during previous meetings, the main goal was to discuss how to reduce spam levels on the Telcos networks and how to deal with the latest threats. Additionally, the group exchanged information and views on feedback loops, Phishing, mobile spam, and compromised accounts. The meeting also focused on the progress and experiences of the ETIS – Return Path Feedback Loop project.

Furthermore, ETIS would like to take this opportunity to thank Sergio Formicola from Telecom Italia for his excellent job as Chairman of the group during the past four years. The group elected Helge Aksdal and Vegard Asmul from Telenor to co-chair the group and chose Frank Lindberg from TDC and Mathieu Girol from France Telecom to act as the new Vice-Chairs.

The next meeting will be hosted by France Telecom in Paris between February 28 and March 1, 2013, so please already put these dates in your calendars.