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Take downs and cleanups: The good, and the rest

Postby MysteryFCM » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:01 pm

I've been involved in take down and cleanups and whatnot for longer than I care to remember now, and along the way, there's always been one constant - the refusal of some hosts/ASNs/registrars, to do their job (i.e. enforce their AUP/ToS) and take action against abuse (and in most cases, to bother replying at all). eNom for example, who for years blatantly ignored abuse and were found to be involved in a bit of it themselves, only taking action when HostExploit publicized it, now seem to have retreated back to silence, as abuse reports are once again, going unanswered and unactioned.

The most recent refusal came from NameCheap, who when informed of abuse via their customers, decided once again not to take action, but instead simply point the finger to everyone else.

There are however, some that do take these issues seriously, and it is these that I am going to focus on here.


http://hphosts.blogspot.com/2010/12/tak ... -rest.html
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Re: Take downs and cleanups: The good, and the rest

Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:44 pm

It's great to see some of the companies that have finally gotten on the proverbial ball, if this was a trend we could really have an safer surfing experience for all involed and make a bigger dent in the bottom line to these hosting companies.

Nice work Steven! t*u 1wnnr wrshp
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Re: Take downs and cleanups: The good, and the rest

Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:41 am

Cheers :)
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