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Re: Attn MCI/UUNet - Massive abuse from your network
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, George Roettger wrote: > > > > This process happens repeatedly, spammers know they can get about a month > > of time (or more, depending on upstreams and hosting providers in > > question) of life, either way it's just 50 bucks.... > > forgive my question, but why does it take a month? If you had a bad route > causing an outage for the spammer, would it take a month for the involved > ISPs to fix that? spammer comes, starts work, spams, complaints arrive, downstream customer is notified of 'problem', they get their 3 strikes to deal with said problem, then the ip is null routed. Sometimes it's a month, sometimes less. It's situationally dependent :( I picked a round number because saying: "Spammers get 9.759 days on average per webhosting adventure" is cumbersome.