RBL quandry - opinions hereby solicited

Rodney,

I agree with you that the tech contact data should be accurate. We are
very careful to maintain our contact record with current data in the whois
database. We WANT to know when an issue exists that requires our immediate
attention.

But, with the abuse of the database for marketing purposes, an ISP should
be cautious in what information they make publically available regarding
their customers.

-=Mike Reno=-

It is a database of contact information. I don't give a rat's ass who
the billing or admin contact for a domain or network is. I care about
the technical contact. If 'they' (or the collective we, actually) use
valid dns data, I'd even live with that. I have no problem using 'dig'.
But we all need a way to reach a 'responsible party' in the case of a
real problem.

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