With enough complaint messages from NG users email@example.com
might pull their account.
Using Agent: "Show Headers" then:
Xref: nf1.bellglobal.com alt.autos.gm:138169
A lot of times it will show the IP but the Message ID is usually good
enough. I feel that if enough people complain to the source ISP for
both spam email & NG spam it might slow it down. A couple spammer
kids in Kitchener Ontario Canada were Fined $100,000 This year for
spamming. so it shows that something can be done. Here's the
important parts of the email they sent me.
The Bell Global spam reply contained this (as well as othe junk):
* The body and complete headers of all SPAM E-mail or Usenet messages
relevant to your report.
If you have not included this information in your initial report,
please resend your report, making sure to include the necessary
information. If the necessary information is not included in the
report you just submitted, Bell Internet Service Investigations will
not be able to process your report.
If you are unsure how to extract a full, unmodified header, please
http://spamcop.net/fom-serve/cache/19.html for instructions to support
your mail client.
Bell Internet Service Investigations does not investigate or forward
reports of events that originate outside the Bell network. If this
event did not originate from the Bell network and you wish to pursue
the matter, you may wish to contact the person responsible for the
incident, or the Internet Service Provider through which the incident
Here is a good place to start investigating:
Um... Xref is your own isp in Toronto.
You just reported your own isp for receiving spam from China.
Unfortunately, the only thing the chinese understand is a crashed server.
(Hint: Use your local library's servers. They have lot's of ports.)
Here is what you should be going after:
Had a brain lapse moment there. :) Thanks
Though I have found that one's own ISP sometimes works wonders when
trying to stop spam emails. I was getting quite a few from rogers and
every request from my end was ignored, but with one call to my ISP and
the problem ceased Plus I'm still able to get emails from friends on
rogers. I'm almost wondering if there are two different abuse@
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