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RE: no whois info ?
> -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 2:33 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: no whois info ? > > > > At 01:50 PM 09/12/2004, Jeff Rosowski wrote: > >>>shell1% whois vestigial3had.com > >>... > >>>No match for "VESTIGIAL3HAD.COM". > >>>What gives ? How can there be no whois info anywhere ? > > > >You can also make whois information private, usually for an > additional fee. > > I wonder what % of domains that have their whois info hidden > or "private" > are throwaway spam domains... Some number approaching 100% I would > bet. It would be nice to somehow incorporate this into a > SpamAssassin > check somehow. Perhaps 100% of spammers hide their registration data when possible, but I wouldn't say that 100% of hidden registrations are spammers. An RBL option of this type of data would probably mean forced elimination of a benefit to the public - privacy. -M<