jmcburnett at msmgmt.com
Tue Feb 18 22:48:26 EST 2003
> UBE shall mean
> - messages, regardless of content, sent in multiple similar or
> identical copies to recipients who did not request to receive
> such messages from their sender.
> In deciding whether a transmission shall be deemed UBE, common sense
> shall be applied encompassing the totality of facts knowable about the
> transmission including subject line, actual content, source of
> addresses, falsification of message parts, use of promiscuous relays
> or proxies or other abusable resources, obfuscation of return path or
> true identity of sender, or history of sender's previous abuse as
> recorded in any accessible database.
Falsifacation includes, but is not limited to, the use of IP addresses
or DNS information in the header that is known to be reserved by IANA...
I just got 7 messages with IANA reserved blocks in the header....
> Ok, suppose we define spam as above. Now what? Is there a mechanism
> to traceback ARIN resources currently in use by the
> originator? (As well
> as a clear mechanism to traceback the sender himself!) And
> then, suppose
> we have identified that entity and its ARIN resources but that entity
> is not a direct member of ARIN. What action do you
> propose be taken?
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