Abuse@ contacts

Daniel Seagraves dseagrav at humancapitaldev.com
Tue Dec 7 11:14:40 CST 2010


On Dec 7, 2010, at 10:39 AM, Gavin Pearce wrote:

> After a weekend of heavy spam last month, we decided to fire some
> reports over to the abuse contacts for each relevant IP or domain - some
> US/Europe based, others from more "obscure" locations.
> 
> We've not had a reply from any of the reports sent over, other than some
> automated bounces. Each report from us contained detailed information
> about IP, date, headers, spam content, relevant ranges etc ... 
> 
> How many of you (honestly) actively manage and respond to abuse@ contact
> details listed in WHOIS? Or have had any luck with abuse@ contacts in
> the past? Who's good and who isn't?

I answer ours, and I've sent a few abuse complaints (sometimes in error...)
I haven't kept count, but I'd say I get an answer at least 50% of the time.





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