[arin-ppml] Snarl: Using ARIN Contacts to report abuse.
sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Nov 3 12:16:21 EST 2008
Stewart Dean wrote:
> I am increasingly seeing that abuse-related comments are going to our
> ARIN whois info contacts instead of abuse@<domain>. ...this seems to be
> the new thing....I guess they figure that this way they'll get someone,
> since these addresses are explicitly listed, where abuse@<domain> is one
> of the implicitly (by RFC standard) required, but not always incarnated
> Damn. This is one of those expedient, but wrong way to do things, but
> everyone is adopting it.
Really? I've always use a network's abuse contact to report abuse rather
than random domain names, especially in the case of spam where the
domain is usually forged anyway.
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