Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
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Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 13:27:18 -0500
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 12:58:57 EST
"Mike Harding" wrote in message
> On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 04:35:53 +0100, "PCS Electronics"
> >"JD" wrote in message news:WB6S9.37$S4.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> >> it isn't trivial to keep spam mostly out of my mailbox, but it is just necessary. I
> >> do sometimes play tricks with those who try to connect to my firewall, including
> >> trying to tie up their net connection and other things like that :-).
> >> John
> >Many people just can't affort to do that. Loosing a customer due to a spam filter
> >is something I can't afford.
> >Overall, I don't get that many at all lately. Maybe 10 or so a day. They are all from
> >US, usually either breast enlargement or some other enlargement or diet. Loans
> >are abundant, also.
> I don't receive too much spam to this Hotmail address but what
> I do get is invariably from the USA.
You don't REALLY have a method to know where the spam originates.
You can sometimes guess, but most of my SPAM comes from non-English
character set countries.