Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
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Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 22:44:15 -0500
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2003 22:15:57 EST
"Stephen Shaw" wrote in message
> On Mon, 06 Jan 2003 01:03:47 +0000, Jim Thompson wrote:
> > On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 01:56:40 +0100,
> > "PCS Electronics" , In
> > Newsgroup: alt.binaries.schematics.electronic, Article:
> > , Entitled: "Re: E-mail from Korea,
> > China or Taiwan no longer accpted", Wrote the following:
> > |Now that's a great idea.... NOT!
> > |
> > |Discrimination and prejudice has many different seemingly innocent faces.
> > |
> > |Marko
> > Sorry you took offense.... NOT!
> > I have *massive* amounts of data supporting that these countries have no
> > regard for law, and Korea, in particular, is the source of *many* viruses.
> > By cutting off complete countries the rational members of those countries
> > will crack down on the lawless ones... otherwise they will lose
> > business... cutting off profit is *always* the best weapon!
> > |
> > |"Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> > |news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > |> In a fit of pique after an enormous Spam locked up my machine I have
> > |> set up rules at the head-end of my son's mail server system that
> > |> refuses E-mails from Korea, China or Taiwan.
> > |>
> > |> If more ISP's did the same most Spam would stop.
> > |>
> > |> ...Jim Thompson
> > ...Jim Thompson
> Most spam comes via 'open relay' servers of which, apparently, Korea has
> schools are the worst due to a lack of knowledge of English required to set the
> defaults to off in the relay section; though why some addresses
> Whiich spam like hanmail.net and korea.com (both falling under the
> US domain) are not the subject of severe US government action is a mystery
> to me.
Hanmail (and contortions of the name) are especially irritating (of course, I
haven't seen an email from them in a long time, my reject filter nukes them),
because they permute their name slightly every few weeks or month or so.. :-(.