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  • From: sthaug
  • Date: Thu Apr 27 15:58:56 2000

> I'd venture to say that this is the result of the following phenomena:
> Block all APNIC and RIPE assigned networks at the border and all of the
> sudden, hack attempts and CC fraud disappear.
> It's fan-%^&#ing-tasticly simple to do and so very effective.

And if I block the ARIN assigned networks, most of the spam I receive
disappears. It's very effective.

In fact, I can limit myself to blocking all email from Hotmail, AOL
and a few other large ISPs in the US, and that'll take care of most of
the spam too...

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, [email protected]