Re: [anti-spam-wg@localhost] Abuse contacts in RIPE database and whois
- Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 12:27:27 +0100
Markus Stumpf wrote:
> What I really don't understand is why this information has to
> be in the RIPE database.
Because that's one of the principal places people and tools look
> The DNS RR "RP" (Responsible Person) is there sind October 1990
> through RFC 1183.
I have never heard of any tool that looks there for abuse contact
information. Improving the accessibility of whois for this purpose
will have immediate effect; a project to further overload and
populate the DNS using RP or a more specific new RR may or may not
warrant long-term study in the Anti-spam or DNS WGs but clearly it
can't be taken to the Database WG.