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Re: FYI...ISP's ?

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From: croberts (croberts_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 14:26:11 PDT


>This is true. You should never respond to spam! A better way to take
>action is to view the complete headers and find out the real ISP from
>which it originated. Some of the spammers are pretty good and disguise
>the _name_ of their ISPs, but not the ISP location number (which is
>usually four groups of numbers separated by a dot: 113.234.23.456) If
>you're rabid about it like I am, you can go to an NSLookup and type in
>the number, which will give you the name of the ISP.

Maggie...where do you find the ISP location number?
Carolyn

Send their abuse
>dept. a copy of the complete headers along with the message and
>complain. The ISPs are usually very responsive, although you won't
>always get a personal reponse; spam hurts them, too, and they want to
>get rid of it.
>Maggie