reg-ops now becoming fully operational

william(at) william at
Wed Feb 15 01:04:33 UTC 2006

On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Gadi Evron wrote:

> As originally sent to the registrars list by Rick Wesson...
> Through 2005, the reg-ops (Registrar Operations) mailing list which was 
> established after the first Panix incident, was working by trial and error, 
> learning from past mistakes, formalizing reporting guidelines and operating 
> procedures.
> The mailing list now holds representatives from most of the big registrars.
> reg-ops also holds liaisons to NSP-SEC, DA/MWP, ICANN, SSAC, NANOG and the 
> root servers.
> Other than the registrars, there are also a limited number of vetted 
> individual from the anti-spam, anti-phishing and security industry.
> The purpose of the list is to relay reliable information in real-time from 
> the industry to registrars on issues such as scams, phishing, etc.
> Real-time issues are handled with care while other reports can be made 
> digested, periodically.
> The list is mostly operational and therefore there is not much chatter.
> However, security and operational issues which concern registrars or 
> cooperation/information sharing happens when it is needed.
> The list is not open to the public, and subscription requires vetting.
> Please contact me or Gadi Evron <ge at> directly to be added to the 
> group.

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William Leibzon
Elan Networks
william at

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