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Who else out there has resorted to simular measures? Is this a bad idea? Any other addresses I should consider blocking?
My ISP is the Australian arm of a New Zealand company and so I often get redirected to New Zealand SEs by mitake as the IP is owned by the New Zealand parent company. Just something to think about.
Babies and Bathwater and all that...
[wish I could speel!...]
(edited by: Woz at 4:49 am (utc) on May 11, 2002)
Also Im not sure how credible all this stuff is about the naughty Chinese spammers. Take email spam. US hosts seem to be turning off email from China and East Asia generally due to "the large amounts of spam coming from there". However when i look through my own email spam received occasionally, even with us running asia-focussed sites, spam from US IP's (one country) still far outweighs spam from East Asian IP's put together!
I really think the filtering is out of hand in a lot of cases. You have to step back and think that there just might be a legitimate reason someone in another part of the world might want to see your information or contact you. Sometimes this comes across as being a bit small-minded, but I can see where there would be legitimate reasons for turning off traffic or mail as well...that's your prerogative. </rant>