RE: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...

RE: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...

From: Jim Stewart <jim§whoopi.net>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 09:51:59 +1000
I've received 2. One to my .AU NIC details and another to my .COM
details.  Does this mean Melbourne IT are drilling the Internic Whois?
Interestingly the .com was text format whilst the .AU was HTML.

Regards
Jim Stewart 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rowe, Joshua [mailto:Joshua.Rowe&#167;auspost.com.au] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 5 September 2001 9:54 PM
> To: 'dns&#167;auda.org.au'
> Cc: caube-au (cauce-aus&#167;corvu.com)
> Subject: RE: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...
> 
> 
> I have now received three unsolicited emails from Melbourne IT.
> 
> A copy of the email can be found here: http://joshrowe.com/melbit.html
> 
> Has anyone else received it?
> 
> The three emails were addressed to:
> 
> 1. an email address which only appears in the 
> "whois.aunic.net" database 
> 2. an email address which only appears in the 
> "whois.inww.com" database 3. an email address which only 
> appears in "whois.inww.com" & "whois.aunic.net" databases
> 
> I was unable to find a email/privacy policy on either the 
> Melbourne IT or INWW web sites.
> 
> Opt-out doesn't work either - http://www.caube.org.au/optout.htm
> 
> 
> Josh
> --
> Co-founder CAUBE.AU - http://www.caube.org.au
> 
> Note: any views expressed are my own and are not necessarily 
> shared by my employer.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Don Cameron [mailto:donc&#167;mudgeeab.com.au]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 29 August 2001 9:28
> > To: dns&#167;auda.org.au
> > Subject: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...
> > 
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Interesting... I just received my first-ever spam message from 
> > Melbourne IT to "undisclosed recipients"... sure there is an 
> > unsubscribe link on the footer (after all the html junk has 
> > downloaded)... however nothing about it being an opt-in 
> mail list... 
> > and of course I never advised them that I wanted to receive this 
> > trash... it's just plain unsolicited spam - a sign of times to come?
> > 
> > PS - I do hope the AuDA code of conduct will be compiled BEFORE the 
> > calls for competitive tender go out... it would be nice for the 
> > companies tendering as well as the broader community to 
> know exactly 
> > what is acceptable behaviour before committing to any contractual 
> > agreements.
> > 
> > Rgds, Don
> > 
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