Abuse.cc ???

Steven M. Bellovin smb at research.att.com
Thu Apr 3 15:31:39 UTC 2003

In message <390E55B947E7C848898AEBB9E507706041E630 at msmdcfs01.msmgmt.com>, "McBu
rnett, Jim" writes:
>I just made a number of abuse complaints to a provider and then after =
>contacting the abuse #.=20
>I got told that they don't use [email protected] anymore. that abuse.cc is the new =
>email address.
>Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't this against RFC current practice?

Yes -- see RFC 2142.  But the IETF has no enforcement arm...

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