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Re: [vox] Spam counter-measures



On 20 Oct 2001 00:00:14 -0700, William Kendrick wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 11:45:10PM -0700, StarTux wrote:
> > Ever tried contacting their ISP's, once I got so mad at one particular
> > obnoxious spammer I looked at the headers and tracked down their ISP and
> > found an e-mail address, so sent the offending e-mail to the provider,
> > who in turn stopped providing service to these individuals.
> 
> Back when I didn't have a job, I did this with about /every/ piece of
> spam I get (and I get at least 10 a day).
> 
> I've had /countless/ e-mail addresses, websites, and complete service
> bundles (eg, their ISP kicked them off completely) destroyed. :)
> 
> If I had a notch in my belt for every one... well... my belt would look
> even worse than it does now (my cat likes to play with it :) )
> 
> -bill!


I hear ya, its like fighting the Hydra. Knock one head off and have
three more turn up in its place, but you sometimes get one or two that
just take the biscuit :).

Matt



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