I got a live one! - Spam source

John Peach john-nanog at johnpeach.com
Wed Nov 25 18:16:53 CST 2009


On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 05:16:15 +0530
Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:55 PM, Michael Peddemors
> <michael at linuxmagic.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Could you elaborate on what constitutes correct swip information?
> >>
> >
> > Sure, you just opened the door to my opinions on this :)
> >
> 
> Dysfunctional rwhois servers sounds more like general brokenness than
> malice.  The other interesting (!) characteristic of thie sort of bulk
> mailer discussed in this thread is that the netblock is most likely
> swipped / rwhois'd to a brand new shell company LLC, headquartered in
> what looks like a UPS store maildrop.
> 

In the instances he quoted, I prefer, at best, a wish not to know about
what is spewing from their address space.




-- 
John




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