Re: Welcome to SI Network - Your Career, Your Country.
On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 05:44:27PM +0200, Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> If you happen to live in the country where the spam originates and if
> that country happens to have decent anti-spam laws, you might help to
> fight spam at its roots by reporting it to the network owner and/or take
> legal action.
> [The trace of the mail can be seen in the full header. 'whois' and a bit
> of general knowledge will tell you the owner (usually also the abuse
> e-mail) of the IP, that sent the spam out. In this particular case, the
> IP is 188.8.131.52 and it appears to come from Bangalore, India.]
Though we have laws for unsolicited SMS on mobiles, I don't think we
have any anti-spam laws. Tough luck on that front! :-(
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