From: Tom MacIntyre
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
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Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 00:21:45 GMT
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On Tue, 07 Jan 2003 16:05:16 -0800, EEng
>Mail Washer. Free download. Do a Google for it. Best damned
>anti-spam utility ever. I used it for two weeks and ALL the spam
>stopped. Now when a new one shows up, I bounce it back once or twice
>and that's all it takes.
Mine stopped bouncing messages back after awhile, and I still haven't
figured out why.
>On Tue, 07 Jan 2003 13:18:22 -0800, Lizard Blizzard
>>> 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.