From: Lizard Blizzard
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 13:18:22 -0800
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> The British magazine, PC Format (Sep 2002, p 16), had a page on spam
> that it thought was interesting.
> Top ten spam origin domains accourding to spamcop.com
> 1. worldcom.com
> 2. wgc.com
> 3. chinanet.cn.net
> 4. qwest.net
> 5. sprint.net
> 6. exodus.net
> 7. cwnet
> 8. 9netave.com
> 9. attnet
> 10. bbnplanet.net
But this list doesn't tell you the whole story. Ferinstance
worldcom.com is really uunet and/or alternet. But they are ASPs, they
sell access to providers that resell this. But they don't give out the
names of their reselling customers, so you can't trace it further
without subpoenaing them for that info. And qwest, sprint, exodus, C&W
(clueless and witless), AT&T, and BBN are similar, they're ASPs. So
their customers are the ones who are guilty of reselling irresponsibly,
and not policing their spamming customers. And the one that I recently
heard is now being blocked, Verio, is not on this list at all.
So interesting or not, it is colored by nuances of pink.
----------------(from OED Mini-Dictionary)-----------------
PUNCTUATION - Apostrophe
Incorrect uses: (i) the apostrophe must not be used with a plural
where there is no possessive sense, as in ~tea's are served here~;
(ii) there is no such word as ~her's, our's, their's, your's~.
Confusions: it's = it is or it has (not 'belonging to it'); correct
uses are ~it's here~ (= it is here); ~it's gone~ (= it has gone);
but ~the dog wagged its tail~ (no apostrophe).
----------------(For the Apostrophe challenged)----------------
From a fully deputized officer of the Apostrophe Police!