Favor needed from KPLUG

Andrew P. Lentvorski, Jr. bsder at mail.allcaps.org
Wed Jun 23 14:33:19 PDT 2004


On Jun 23, 2004, at 12:48 PM, Paul G. Allen wrote:

> The person below continues sending viruses to me and who knows how 
> many others (copy of one such message below, I'm sure it's a typical 
> luser that has no idea his computer is infected). I've been receiving 
> them at the rate of at least one a day since around April. I've called 
> the ISP (mpowercom.net) and they said their abuse policy is that they 
> will do nothing unless they receive at least five complaints from 
> different people.

Bah.  This just means they aren't going to do anything, period.

> So, I'm wonder the kind folks on KPLUG can assist me in getting 
> through to this ISP. I've nearly been black-listed in the past for 
> some asshole sending viruses/spam with spoofed headers, I really don't 
> need it again.

At this point, any decent ISP knows not to pay attention to spoofed 
headers.

The best bet is to nominate this mpowercom to one of the black hole 
lists.  That tends to get an ISP's attention.

-a




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