>From: Eric Thomas
>Incidentally, so far 100% of the spam joints have been in the US. To tell
>you the truth, telemarketing is virtually absent in most other countries.
>There ARE companies that do it, but now that you mention it, I haven't
>been telemarketed a single time in my life while in Europe. When I'm
Well, I can certainly say that telemarketing is alive and festering in
Australia, both for home and small business. I'd also suggest that it is
common in most parts of the world, but this is _me_ guessing now. In terms
of the internet, I have had spam from many countries, including Australia.
But from where I sit, the US is the most prolific, as you indicate.
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