Originally Posted by Broncos4tw
Well, I don't know why any business would block a country, that's nuts. The last two companies I've worked for did quite a bit of business with China (one had an office there). Sort of difficult if you block them.
You block a country because of lack of international regulation and extradition treaty. The hackers know which countries are going to let them get away with crap. So, those are the countries where they set up their remote proxies and servers. Certain ranges are just notorious and its not worth the risk to allow them.