ARIN WHOIS for leads

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at
Tue Jul 30 17:15:19 UTC 2013


John Curran wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2013, at 4:34 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at> wrote:
> > If someone studies that and finds there is a correlation to spam
> > on WHOIS listing alone,
> > then perhaps....
> No study has been conducted, but we do receive a small number of
> each year about email contact information being solicited in cases
were the 
> email address is exclusively used on IP address blocks and nowhere
> (Often, the culprits are network equipment vendors or technical

SSAC conducted a study on the subject of gTLD whois and spam:

As the gTLD and ARIN systems are different the outcomes could also be
different but it might be useful as a comparison, if nothing else.


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