Is WHOIS going to go away?

Stephen Satchell list at satchell.net
Wed Apr 25 15:23:18 UTC 2018


On 04/25/2018 07:10 AM, keith at contoocook.net wrote:
> Well, personally for me, I use secret registration because I was tired of all the spam I got. Spammers scrape whois data for email addresses. I not trying to hide my identity on the web, I just don't like spam. I'm not some dark evil force.
> Cheers, Keith
> 

What I find interesting is that I didn't get all that much spam from my 
small collection of domains.  Of course, the e-mail addresses associated 
with those domains is "admin at satchell.net" (and "abuse at satchell.net"). 
Indeed, abuse is completely ignored by spammers, while admin gets a 
couple of pieces of Far East spam a week.  That's right, a week.

I bought privacy service now, as well as renewal protection.  I've lost 
three domains, and don't want to lose any more.


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