Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
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Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 22:42:39 -0500
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2003 22:14:22 EST
"g0mem" wrote in message
> "Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> > |
> > |What happens when I want to get technical Emails from manufacturers with
> > |.kr, .tw or .cn in their addys. Good idea but I can't see how it could be
> > |made to just descriminate against Spam Email.
> > |
> > |Mike Turner
> > |G0MEM
> > |
> > I get all my TSMC data via Artisan and other SEA foundries via MOSIS,
> > the legitimate USA purveyors for these entities. I don't think I've
> > *ever* received a legitimate E-mail directly from .CN, .TW or .KR.
> > Now .JP is a different matter, which is why I haven't cut them off
> > completely... but the quantity of Spam from .JP is minuscule compared
> > to the others.
> The manufacturers in Taiwan that I've dealt with have all used .tw addys.
> e.g. XXX@msi.com.tw or XXX@gigabyte.com.tw . Come to think of it most of the
> spam I receive mostly has a bogus Hotmail, AOL, or Yahoo addy. I guess you
> get a different sort of Spam to me.
One problem is that the addresses can easily be spoofed. This is why I
select my rejections based upon BOTH the alleged address and the
relay. The incompetent and irresponsible open relays are as much a
problem as fake email accounts and bogus return addresses.