Yahoo! -- A "Phisher-friendly" hosting domain?

That's good, however, I regret that the issue had to be
aired here because it didn't get attention it deserved
through "proper channels" and elsewhere...

- ferg

That's good, however, I regret that the issue had to be
aired here because it didn't get attention it deserved
through "proper channels" and elsewhere...

If I read the timestamps correctly, your posting arrived via the NANOG
list *after* the domain had been pulled.

Shouldn't someone be watching these, though?

root@sodium:~# whois paypal.com

[...]

PAYPAL.COM.SV04.COM
PAYPAL.COM.LIMITSPEED.NET
PAYPAL.COM

While I agree in concept that this is not how the internet runs, and I am not proposing a domain name police force be instituted, it seems to me that things like this are easily caught. Not to mention, the purpose of them is clear.