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From Bowie Bailey <>
Subject Re: .pw / Palau URL domains in spam
Date Wed, 08 May 2013 14:00:48 GMT
On 5/7/2013 7:03 PM, Karsten Br├Ąckelmann wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-05-05 at 22:49 +0200, Benny Pedersen wrote:
>> John Hardin skrev den 2013-05-05 22:44:
>>>>> We request you to report the domain names at abuse.alert
>>>>> also cc the same mail to abuse.alert
>>>> why does abuse not work ?
>>> Because that's the responsibility of the domain owner, not the registrar.
> Indeed. Though it seems, participants in the following sub-thread forgot
> what this is about.
> The working assumption is reporting (sender) domains as spamming.
> Reporting abuse of a domain specifically registered with the clear
> intention to spam, to the very domain's abuse@ address, is pointless.
> It's like letting the spammers know you've read it...

And, for what it's worth, they are responding to spam reports.  I have 
been reporting all of the .pw domains I see in spams to the addresses 
they provided and they have been taking down the domains.


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