Re: [DNS] Whois & Privacy

Re: [DNS] Whois & Privacy

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 09:24:04 +1000
I think something to look at would be converting email addresses in whois
to imperfect images. that could go a long way towards reducing automatic harvesting.

Vic


Tony Owen [tony&#167;seol.net.au] wrote:
> >This is a crazy world we live in..
> 
> Probably not at all practical, but it would be nice to glean contact 
> details of a domain owner for technical reasons (would be why I reckon they 
> were put there in the first place) .. but I get a lot of spam based on 
> whois data.
> 
> Auda setup a "known tech" database ....
> 
> Public see the bare minimum data ...
> If your regged as a 'known tech' you get to see enough to make your job 
> easier when needed ...
> Registrars get to see all the whois data ..
> 
> Someone would of course work out how to abuse it, but as the 'baddies' are 
> getting more sophisticated, the 'goodies' need to follow suit.
> 
> My two cents ...
> ( My recent flurry of postings prove I really need to get a life )
> 
> Cheers Tony
> 
> 
> 
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