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04 May 2013

I don't think I'll be unblocking mail from .PW any time soon Email

One of the managers at .PW sent me a note saying that (paraphrased) now that the world knows their customers are gushing spam, they're finally starting to set up some of the anti-abuse measures that they should have done in the first place.

But then I got my first response to an abuse report:

From: .PW Abuse Desk <>
Subject: [#TFI-793-34046]: E-mail spam auto-alert (23185413 re Re: Fed Collapses RefiRates

Thank you for the notification. We have already locked the domain ''. We appreciate your efforts in mitigating abuse.

Have a great day!

PW Abuse Desk

Ticket Details

Ticket ID: TFI-793-34046
Status: Closed

Um, is one of my customers, to whom their .PW customer sent spam. I don't know how they think they "locked" it, and I'm fairly sure that I don't want to know.

Really, running an abuse desk isn't rocket science, and a company like DirectI that has been on the net for 15 years should have figured it out by now. But they haven't, and since it seems utterly improbable that anyone I want to hear from will use .PW, we can avoid the problem by filtering it all out before anyone sees it.

posted at: 20:13 :: permanent link to this entry :: 2 comments
posted at: 20:13 ::
permanent link to this entry :: 2 comments

comments...        (Jump to the end to add your own comment)

DirectI has made a lot of things seem like rocket science. In fact they've been doing that for a while... Even with their 'reseller' programme they're happy competing with their own resellers for market space. As of just now the system they run is reliable, but convoluted. Maybe it'll improve soon...

(by Chaitanya 17 Jun 2013 00:37)

Hi Could you please share very basic email flow along with diagram

(by Imrn 17 Jun 2013 02:53)

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