Subject: Re: Spam...
To: Anders Hogrelius SdU <>
From: Bruce Lane <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/17/1999 18:36:44
At 23:24 17-06-1999 +0200, you wrote:

>Seems that the best way to deal with this would be to call the number
>and tell the person that answers that something physically bad could
>happen to him/her in the near future... :-)

	<g> Tempting, but no. That would make us no better than the spammer.

>Seriously, what should we do? The latest one seems to originate from a
>server in Japan, so the blackhole against the ISP that the first spam
>originated from doesn't seem to make any difference.

	I just got off the phone with the ISP in Sacramento that's being
victimized. If it's not one of their users, they've got a mail server
suffering from an open port.

	I forwarded the full message, plus headers, to said ISP. They're working
on this even as I type.

	Stay loose. They'll nail the idiot responsible quick enough.

Bruce Lane, Owner and head honcho, Blue Feather Technologies 
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