New advances in the fight against SPAM
The regulation for domain name registration stipulates that the information provided to register a domain should be real, accurate and complete.
The lead has been taken by USA registrars. China stepped up efforts by preventing individuals from register a domain name ending with .cn unless they have a business license to prove they’re a bona fide company.
We all know the different uses than can be given to these domains.
Theses first measures could end up in spammers taking their websites out of the country. European registrars should be on the alert for cases like these. Indeed, spammers have been for a long time:
(post found in a forum for spammers)
Remember: a scam is not done just by receiving an e-mail containing an “urban legend“, “funny video” or dozens of e-mail addresses clearly visible in the CC field. The real fraud only occurs when the spam recipient takes a step forward and gives money, information or access credentials, which unfortunately happens too often. The use of BCC should be more common.