[SpamCop-List] Re: RFC Ignorant
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Mon Aug 16 21:53:00 EDT 2004
Paul Johnson wrote:
> "Robert Slade" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> writes:
>>>I have complained to rfc-ignorant regarding their listing .co.uk as rfc
>>>ignorant as this is the uk tld and is not routable. Their reply:- "It is
>>>listed in conformance with our listing criteria." suggests that their
>>>criteria is not right.
> Complain to whoever is in charge of .uk's whois. They made a decision
> that does violate the RFCs for everybody in .uk territory.
No point really, Nominet appear to have far too much arrogance to abide
by ICANN policies.
The problem lies in their 'consumer/individual opt out mechanism'.
Section 6 on
Example (LART sent 30/7)
WHOIS Data for the relevant domain names:
whois -h whois.nic.uk top-uk.co.uk ...
Morgan Group Incorporated
THE REGISTRANT IS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS ELECTED TO
HAVE THEIR ADDRESS OMITTED FROM THE WHOIS DATABASE
As you can see that's just plain stupid. "Morgan Group Incorporated" =
"THE REGISTRANT IS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS ELECTED TO HAVE THEIR ADDRESS
OMITTED FROM THE WHOIS DATABASE"
As an aside:
LARTS sometimes work if you reach the right person
(Nicola[dot]Coope[at]nominet.org.uk is one) avoid mentioning spam as
you're liable to be informed you should contact your local trading
standards office (yes I see the blank looks :-p)
So far of the numerous WHOIS reports I've seen two corrected, one with
data (now) suggesting that Irish company Centurynames is based in Hong
Kong and the other was http://www.spam-stop.co.uk/ , both were
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