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Re: OT: Interesting email I received

  • From: Niels Bakker
  • Date: Fri Feb 01 17:01:00 2002

* (Dan Hollis) [Fri 01 Feb 2002, 22:29 CET]:
> On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Richard Welty wrote:
>> On Fri, 1 Feb 2002 13:35:32 -0700 Daniel Lark <> wrote:
>>> Geez... Can they paint a bigger target on themselves?
>> don't jump to conclusions; it might be a joe-job. wait-and-see is indicated.
> Did you, uh.. *cough*... look at their web page?

Just tried to; HTTP connections time out, traceroute ends in * * *.

Luckily it's been archived for posterity and still available here:

Quoting some text from there:
| National ISP Company is a business class BULK EMAIL INTERNET SERVICE
| PROVIDER, (ISP).  Your high volume email ads are sent directly from
| our servers to your recipients.
| Our ONLY business is providing Internet Access for your email sending.

If it's a joe job, it's a particularly well-executed one, also defacing
the website and eradicating all traces of another company that legitly
used that IP space...


	-- Niels.

"The Internet is totally out of control, impossible to map accurately,
 and being used far beyond its original intentions.  So far, so good."
				-- Dr. Dobb's Journal, May 1993

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