[At-Large] Godaddy & ICANN Compliance: Port 43 whois
dogwallah at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 09:55:50 UTC 2017
Command line whois on port 43 is being answered AFAICS
McTim$ whois -p 43 -h whois.godaddy.com godaddy.com
Domain Name: GODADDY.COM
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Registrant Name: Domain Administrator
Registrant Organization: Go Daddy Operating Company, LLC
Name Server: CNS1.GODADDY.COM
Name Server: CNS2.GODADDY.COM
Name Server: CNS3.GODADDY.COM
Name Server: A11-64.AKAM.NET
Name Server: A1-245.AKAM.NET
Name Server: A20-65.AKAM.NET
Name Server: A6-66.AKAM.NET
Name Server: A8-67.AKAM.NET
Name Server: A9-67.AKAM.NET
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On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 4:46 AM, Derek Smythe <derek at aa419.org> wrote:
> This is exactly the same games being played with other complainants in
> the ITSec sector. Also the reason why this complaint was lodged on
> behalf of numerous parties and in full public view.
> It seems it may be appropriate to test the ICANN complaints procedure
> soon if these games are not stopped promptly as it's undermines
> negotiated stated policies. I have seen numerous unused IP addresses
> similarly filtered.
> Derek Smythe
> Artists Against 419
> On 2017-11-07 09:20 AM, Bill Silverstein wrote:
>>> An edited version of a post I made on the APWG. Certain parts have
>>> been redacted to protect innocent victims. The rest is topical here.
>>> Certain parties at Godaddy were copied on the original.
>>> I'm not sure if here is anybody on list that can address this issue. I
>>> have lodged an ICANN complaint on it, but this is extremely topical in
>>> doing what we do, fighting fraud as this affects each of us. So I'll
>>> I have reached out to folks in other communities fighting abuse. The
>>> issue is global and complaints are sandbagged.
>>> To show what a harmful effect this has:
>> I have been trying to deal with both Godaddy and ICANN about GoDaddy's
>> violation of the RAA requirements to provide port 43 access. The response
>> from Godaddy is that you can go to the web site. ICANN's response is
>> "However, please note that the registrar demonstrated to ICANN it was
>> compliant with its Whois Service obligations at the time the complaint
>> was received in accordance with Section 3.3.5 of the 2013 Registrar
>> Accreditation Agreement (RAA) Additionally, please note, ICANN's authority
>> is purely contractual, and limited to the RAA, the Registry Agreements
>> (RA) and ICANNâ€™s Consensus Policies."
>> What crap! I had provided the proof, but they ignore it.
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The 'name' of a resource indicates *what* we seek, an 'address'
indicates *where* it is, and a 'route' tells us *how to get there*.
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