[SpamCop-List] Re: What am I missing?
Michael R N Dolbear
m.dolbear at lineone.net
Sat Jun 5 21:12:57 EDT 2004
lt <me at nowhere.net> wrote
> users, if the major ISP's were to block access to the spamvertized
> I think the spam problem would die rapidly. You can't make money if
> can't sell your product. What is the down side? Take it strictly from
> national basis and you pick the country of interest. From a U.S.
> viewpoint. If the major ISP's like Comcast, Verizon and AOL blocked
> spamvertized sites, for the most part they would be blocking Korean,
> Chinese and Brazilian sites. Very few U.S. users speak any of those
> languages and wouldn't have anything blocked they would normally use
> except for the spam sites. And if the block lists operate the same as
> Spam Cop the blocks would go away after a short period so no long
> damage. IMHO in a matter of months the problem would all but cease to
You wish !
They would oscillate rapidly between mirrors using a DNS that changed
every hour ?
Some spammers don't use web sites at all, 419 Nigerian frauds, diploma
and degree offers seem to find phone, email and snail mail enough. Some
don't need to, drug and herbal remedies, printer cartridges, the CD
they want to ban.
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