From: Mike Harding
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 08:32:52 +1100
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 21:27:57 +0000 (UTC)
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On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 13:27:18 -0500, "JD" wrote:
>"Mike Harding" wrote in message
>> On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 04:35:53 +0100, "PCS Electronics"
>> >"JD" wrote in message news:WB6S9.37$S4.email@example.com...
>> >> 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.
Well... they are from American companies selling products
they want payment in American dollars to an American