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Re: [SLE] How's suse-linux-e spam checking?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 17:19:30 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0505211653470.9475@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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:-)

> 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
> and -- 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-)

Carlos Robinson

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