[SpamCop-List] Re: is it worth it!
r3d.0nred1 at v1rgen.net
Tue Apr 27 19:07:34 EDT 2004
"Steve Cashman" <STEVE at cashmans.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message
news:c6l4l5$u62$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> "Archy" <*****@btconnect.com> wrote in message
> news:c6echo$iml$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> > I spend hours reporting Spam and it just gets worse!! IS IT WORTH THE
> > ????
> Yes it is but remember that spamcop is only one tool in the fight against
> spam. It is not meant to be a panacea for all spam. If you are happy to
> simply have the spammers IP address added to a list of spammers IP
> then fine, use only spamcop. If not then dig a bit more, find the spammer
> possible, check where they live, check their tax area. Spammers are not
> likely to have their tax in order, Al Capone went down because of the tax,
> maybe another Al can be got the same way.
> Phone the ISP it came from, give them hell.
> Ask the governor why they are allowing these spammers to continue. Contact
> the Brazilian / Cyprus / Chinese / Canadian embassies - find out why they
> allow their citizens to break the law.
> I decided to fight spam two years ago when I had a heart attack, was off
> a few weeks and some arsehole meds company forged my email address as the
> return address on their spam. That pissed me off so much I will never stop
> now until every shit little spammer is in prison or out of the business.
> That includes shit big spammers as well.
> There are many, many ways to fight spam, all of them are worth while.
> Wow that was a lot off my chest. Keep up the fight in whatever way you
> comfortable with.
It's only worth reporting it if it stops it and it doesn't...so no
point...end of story.
Anyway, most of the spammers and their networks are crooks and don't respond
to reporting. So even less point then.
The only notable difference i've experienced is when my ISP recently got off
their arse and filtered spam at server level. Hey presto, a virtually spam
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