[arin-ppml] Snarl: Using ARIN Contacts to report abuse.
jrhett at svcolo.com
Mon Nov 3 15:59:43 EST 2008
On Nov 3, 2008, at 8:51 AM, 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
This is exactly what the (A)buse POC is for. If you register that POC
(I don't see one now) you'll stop receiving mail to the other addresses.
> since these addresses are explicitly listed, where abuse@<domain> is
> of the implicitly (by RFC standard) required, but not always
abuse at domain is bombarded by bots. Our abuse at domain account gets 1-2k
messages per hour directly from bots. In contrast, the Abuse POC on
ARIN has received only 2, and we nailed those spammers quickly and hard.
> Damn. This is one of those expedient, but wrong way to do things, but
> everyone is adopting it.
No, this is exactly the right thing to do. Assuming you had an
(A)buse contact POC.
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