Re: Blocking emails from Asia
From: Winged (Winged_at_nofollow.com)
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 23:45:55 -0600
Phil Nospam wrote:
> "Donnie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>"Phil Nospam" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>Using Windows 2000 Pro, Outlook Express and Outlook, ISP is Road Runner.
>>>Is there software I can use on my PC that will block all email (delete
>>>send to trash) that passes through mail servers in Asia?
>>>Can it be done on my local PC or does that have to be done on an actual
>>>server (blocking email from a range of IP addresses).
>>>Filters on Outlook don't appear to be able to do this.
>>apnic.net handles asian domains. If you could find the IP range, you might
>>be ablt to block it that way. I don't have my unix box connected ATM and
>>not sure how to find it using windows. You could try www.apnic.net
> That much I know already. What I need is software that will let me block
> that range of IP addresses.
> Outlook doesn't have that capability. I know I won't be able to get Time
> Warner (Road Runner) to block all emails from Asia so I'm looking for
> something I can run on my own PC, if it's available. If not, what about my
> own private mail server (maybe hosted through a low-cost web provider)
Outlook, allows you to block messages by country in their spam filter.
I am not familiar with current version of outlook express (OE). Last
time I looked at OE I considered unsafe by default for several security
reasons, and did not see how the average user could make the client
reasonably secure yet maintain functionalities.