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Is WHOIS going to go away?
I think I have received more e-mails from NANOG about WHOIS-derived SPAM in the past week than I have received actual WHOIS-derived SPAM in the past year.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "valdis kletnieks" <valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu>
To: "Rob McEwen" <rob at invaluement.com>
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:14:14 AM
Subject: Re: Is WHOIS going to go away?
On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:47:24 -0400, Rob McEwen said:
> SUGGESTION: Initially register with private registration - then change
> it to regular non-hidden registration a few weeks later or so.
That will work for about 2 weeks - until the people who currently run automated
software looking for new registrations to spam fix their software to lurk until
the new registration becomes non-hidden.