Spam ethics.

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Re: Spam ethics.

Post by dpaanlka » Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:50 pm

Probably 99% of my spam comes from China or Russia, or somewhere in the former Eastern Bloc or Asia. It's much less common from Western Europe or the Americas.
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Re: Spam ethics.

Post by /a3 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:13 pm

Spamhaus:
http://www.spamhaus.org/statistics/countries.lasso

Of course that doesn't consider the fact that other countries might spam more...
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Re: Spam ethics.

Post by Kim_Possible » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:39 pm

When you click the "ISPs" tab there isn't an American ISP in the "top 10" and when you click the "spammers" tab there is only one American "organization" in the "top 10." That certainly matches our experience with spammers.

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Re: Spam ethics.

Post by /a3 » Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:08 am

Kim_Possible wrote:When you click the "ISPs" tab there isn't an American ISP in the "top 10" and when you click the "spammers" tab there is only one American "organization" in the "top 10." That certainly matches our experience with spammers.
I'm imagining that a lot of the spam is probably generated from botnets, and so spreads across many ISPs?

Either way, perhaps my post from Spamhaus was irrelevant since it primarily refers to email spam.
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