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Re: [SLE] How's suse-linux-e spam checking?
  • From: Colin Carter <colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 10:36:09 +1000
  • Message-id: <200505221036.09787.colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 22 May 2005 01:19, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Saturday 2005-05-21 at 12:22 +0700, AD Marshall wrote:
> > Heeheehee... Hey, Carlos! Thanks again. No need to think much more about
> > this. It was just a casual clueless question.
>
> It does good for my general culturization (does the word exist?) O:-)
In America, anything is possible :-)
>
> > One thing you might not have noticed: VietNam's connections to the Net
> > are carefully limited and firewalled and filtered (to "protect" the
> > internal network from both the outside and access to the outside),
> > unless you work in one of the IT Industrial Parks/Centres. Normally,
> > you'll never see the real IP of anyone in VietNam, just the IP of one
> > of the gateways. Filtering has been relaxed quite a bit over the last
> > few years -- they used to filter all of geocities and sometimes even
> > news.com and idg.net -- but it's still there.
>
> I had heard about this, but I forgot completely.
>
> > Also the handful of state-sanctioned ISPs here have to undergo regular
> > inspections by the MoPs and MCIs (Ministry of Police & Ministry of
> > Culture & Information). They used to have to mirror all email in and
> > out of the country, until the ISPs servers started failing under the
> > excess loads.
>
> Politicians usually miscalculate these things in all countries X-)
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Carlos Robinson

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