[linux-elitists] Fwd: Spam DoS attack perpetrated by Earthlink against my account

Jon Carnes jonc@nc.rr.com
Fri Sep 26 20:11:58 PDT 2003


On Fri, 2003-09-26 at 21:02, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 02:30:58AM +0100, Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com) wrote:
> > For those curious as to what I'm considering when I speak of ISP-based
> > filtering, this is my email to Earthlink.
> 
> In related news, I've heard that a free virus filtering service will be
> unveiled by a major US ISP in the next month or so, pending development,
> testing, and marketing.
> 
> I've responded to same that, at current rates of Swen propogation
> (another 720 messages between 4am and 17:30 today, another 350 MiB, that
> each day such a service is delayed is a day in which dialup ISPs are
> selling a service which is unusable to their customers.
> 
> Peace.

Interesting.  RoadRunner has been doing that in NC for a few months now
- ever since they upgraded their mail servers.  

Jon Carnes




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