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04 May 2013
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:
Um, zeusprod.com 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.
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