From: Malcolm Reeves
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
Organization: Full Circuit Ltd
X-Newsreader: Forte Agent 1.93/32.576 English (American)
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 12:03:52 +0000
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 12:04:04 GMT
On Mon, 06 Jan 2003 02:31:47 GMT, Rick Merrill
>In anti-spam mode I agree. However, there need to be holes allowed
>for verified business. How?
You setup a white list of known valid From emails (customers, friends
etc.) and always allow them through.
Rather than block all .tw etc I have a filter that rejects chinese
characters. I liked the suggestion of the yen character, matches the
us spam detector, the $ sign :-).
I also filter all msn, yahoo, hotmail, etc. since 99.9% of these are
junk. Currently I do look at them but when I have automated this I
will just bounce back a reply saying "no mail from hotmail, etc. is
accepted, please use site form for message and/or to be put on white
BTW a site form on your web site is a good contact method that will
always will work since it can/should be on your white list.
Malcolm Reeves BSc CEng MIEE MIRSE, Full Circuit Ltd, Chippenham, UK
(firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Design Service for Analogue/Digital H/W & S/W Railway Signalling and Power
electronics. More details plus freeware, Win95/98 DUN and Pspice tips, see:
http://www.fullcircuit.com or http://www.fullcircuit.co.uk
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