[SpamCop-List] Re: mortgage spammers with unresolvable links
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Sun Feb 20 19:24:24 EST 2005
> On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 21:40:11 +0400, nospam scratched out the
>> They are registered, the name service ns(1/2)ezqlik.net just doesn't
>> dole out the addy.
> Well, for whatever reason, since it's not accessible, the lower tier
> spammers are simply losing out. And once a few million people start
> getting spam with URLs that don't work, they may not "bite" again.
> I have seen a slow but steady deterioration in the "quality" of spam
> over the years. Yesterday I got a mortgage spam which still had the
> viagra graphics on it. I think they are getting desperate since they
> cannot get any more stupid.
> I also have noted a trend away from the US to China in both the sender
> address and the URLs. They may be run by Americans, but the hosts are
> mostly offshore these days. I used to get dozens of spams from
> comcast, att, charter, etc. every day; but lately most are from
> China, Brazil or Korea and only very rarely are the URLs actually in
> the US.
But you can bet your ass the original perps are in the states almost every
one of them. Almost every spammer is within our legal reach. We need only
to catch them, starve them, or otherwise send them to another vocation.
How long did the 100 Year War Last?
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