[SpamCop-List] Re: Why is the URL in this email not reported?
mrcics2000-spamcop-nomail at nomail.yahoo.com
Wed Jun 29 10:53:32 EDT 2005
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
news:d9ubn7$ajj$1 at news.spamcop.net
> Mike B wrote:
>> Seems to me Spamcop stops in the middle of the process in resolving
>> this URL address? Am I mistaken?
> SC does several different things variably when it comes to
> spamvertisers, and the 'chain' toward the end notify may be broken
> anywhere between the beginning and the end.
> The steps are: find the url, deobfuscate, resolve, whois lookup,
> consider experience and routing issues, resultant notify.
> The tracker at the time I accessed shows going all the way to
> experience and routing, where the yahoo routing gets special internal
> handling. You may have seen something different. Possibly you saw
> the chain being broken by not trying to resolve.
> Resolving link obfuscation
> host www.geocities.com (checking ip) = 184.108.40.206
> host 220.127.116.11 = intl1.geo.vip.scd.yahoo.com (cached)
> Tracking link: http://www.geocities.com/llolopol/prvtpr/?censor
> No recent reports, no history available
> Resolves to 18.104.22.168
> Routing details for 22.214.171.124
> [refresh/show] Cached whois for 126.96.36.199 :
> network-abuse at cc.yahoo-inc.com
> Using abuse net on network-abuse at cc.yahoo-inc.com
> abuse net cc.yahoo-inc.com = postmaster at yahoo-inc.com
> Using best contacts postmaster at yahoo-inc.com
> postmaster at yahoo-inc.com redirects to yahoo at admin.spamcop.net
That is truly weird. When I was creating the report, it stoppped after Link
Obfuscation and did not include a notify for the Yahoo abuse id. Pity.
Any advice on how to work around that type of problem?
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