Networking in Africa...

Al Rowland alan_r1 at
Mon Dec 2 22:11:28 UTC 2002

The FBI unit working these cases will be happy to confirm most do
originate in Africa even if the money ultimately ends up elsewhere.

Best regards,
Al Rowland

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog at [mailto:owner-nanog at] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 2:00 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: Networking in Africa...

> There seem to be a lot of ISPs who get little slices of IP from 
> satellite carriers like in Denmark.  Much of the 419 spam

> I get from Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, and other west African 
> countries originates in cybercafes with satellite links.

i don't know if I've ever actually received 1 of those spam messages
from a host inside Nigeria

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