[SpamCop-List] Re: Spammer Contact Info.: What to Do with It?
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Wed Sep 29 15:54:40 EDT 2004
"Steve Holmes" <sigerson at spammersgotohell.com> wrote in message
news:415AFD37.8C122282 at spammersgotohell.com...
> Steven Maesslein wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 01:18:52 -0500, Steve Holmes coughed into spamcop
> > and left this in <415A53CC.946AAF2B at spammersgotohell.com>:
> > > Is whois contact info. always correct or is there a chance I
> > > would simply be annoying an innocent?
> > If you're dealing with a spammer there's a significant chance that the
> > whois information is either completely bogus or that it belongs to
> > someone else.
> Was afraid of that. Too bad the postman just picked up the box with the
> live copperhead.
> Seriously, though, if whois info can be bogus, what good is it? If the
> billing contact is forged, how does the domain owner get renewal notices?
> Steve Holmes
> Executive Producer
> "The New Ball Game"
I don't think they are overly concerned about renewals since they're liable
to be shut down for abuse before that. They know the risks of the business
they are in. I believe that they tend to view domains as disposable.
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