Re: [anti-spam-wg] Non-cooperation of RIPE ISP in investigating report of email abuse (spam)
From: der Mouse mouse@localhost
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 10:29:39 -0500 (EST)
> @ der Mouse:
> Did you try abuse@localhost for the domain that is listed in the
> rDNS (if available) or contact information listed on the website off
> the LIR?
Did I try abuse@...for what?
The problems that (IMO) need some kind of RIPE involvement are the ones
where a block is directly assigned to the spammer ("spammer" because
most of the cases I see are spam-related) or where the contact email
for the containing block bounces. In such a case, rDNS, when present,
is under control of the spammer and thus worthless, and I'm not sure
what website you'd have me look at or for what - but when websites are
visible in the problem cases they're usually ones under spammer control
and thus equally worthless when it comes to finding abuse-reporting
contacts who can/will deal with the issue.
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