[SpamCop-List] Re: Why won't this work?
rwmarbleAT at yahooDOT.com
Sat Dec 11 10:23:21 EST 2004
"Miss Betsy" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:cot92m$4sr$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> OTOH, there are enough people using it so that responsible people
> can find an ISP who is responsible enough to both prevent spammers
> and to use blocklists.
> And it is hampering the spammers enough so that they are resorting
> to trojanizing computers to send their spew.
Well I understand the replies. My problem is that I am running our of
available "blocks". I use Yahoo and there are only 200 blocks available. I
am rapidly filling them up.
My blocking spam is no incentive for an ISP that hosts a spammer to stop the
I would think that many US based ISP would be interested in blocking the
60 - 80% of the traffic that is spam. We are rapidly approaching the point
where people will stop using email because of all the crap coming from the
If a foreign spammer ISP isn't interested enough to shut down the spammer
then shut 100% of all email for a week or 2 or more on repeated violations.
from all domains from that ISP. The legit customers would complain and
probably start switching ISP. If enough customers switched that would be the
incentive for the ISP to actually shut down / off the spammers.
Oh well thanks for replies.
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