Re: [anti-spam-wg] abuse address field ?
To: Frank Gadegast frank@localhost
From: Michael Horn nibbler@localhost
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:40:40 +0200 (CEST)
On Fri, 11 Apr 2008, Frank Gadegast wrote:
there was once (arround 2001) an attemp to introduce a abuse-field
into all whois entries, but it somehow never made it.
Are you talking about a proposal to force all ip holders to use the
abuse contact field or was that just about the existence of such a field?
the field itself exists since quite some time:
nibbler@localhost:~$ whois -t PERSON|grep abuse
abuse-mailbox: [optional] [multiple] [inverse key]
Is anybody interested in opening a discussion on this again ?
Having a well working abuse contact is an incredibly great thing.
However nobody can warrant that the contact named there is actually
working at all. Which means - even if people are forced to provide e.g.
an email address - the question remains how much care is taken of its