'Whois protection service'

Mark Foster blakjak at blakjak.net
Thu Jan 27 04:18:26 UTC 2005

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 16:26:00 +1300, Mark Foster said:
> > I'm unsure how appropriate it is to post anything more specific in the
> > open forum, but i've never seen this before. Whats the deal with hiding a
> > domain name owners true identity?
> Happens all the time..


> (They're not *all* bad, evill and black-hat - as far as I can tell, GoDaddy
> provides a similar service - but if you end up calling them because there's a
> problem, they're not at all amused - and take their ire out on the problem user)
> Further discussion is probably better done on spam-l at peach.ease.lsoft.com

Thanks to those who've responded both on and off list - it seems the rules
are different on your side of the world. I'll go the other way (as I
usually do) and chase the IPs involved (I usually pursue both out of
curiosity, but had not seen the aforementioned whois output before).

My thanks - can close this thread now before I get moderated. :)


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