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March 11, 2011  6:16 PM

At last – a spam reporting system that works – and is honest

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Fraud, Reporting, Spam

Yesterday I learned about the spam reporting system that is being run by the National Fraud Authority . It is a very simple service,...

May 29, 2009  8:02 PM

Your opportunity to help clean up the Internet

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Domain Name System, ICANN, malware, Nominet, Spam

The domain name structure is at the heart of the Internet - including of the fights against spam, malware, electronic impersonation et al. Nominet is to be congratulated on the scale and nature of its current 

February 15, 2009  10:48 AM

ICANN rejuvenation is central to curbing SPAM and Malware

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ALAC, DNS, Domain Name System, ICANN, malware, Spam

The efficient functioning of the Internet, on which modern society has come to depend, relies on the efficient functioning of the domain name system.  The abuse of that system is at the heart of the malware industry. That governance of that system,...

November 19, 2008  10:33 PM

European ISP gives lifeline to spammers and botnet herders

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
MColo, Spam

A follow up story in the Washington Post today entitled "Answers trickle out as spammer nettowrks remain comptromised" concludes: "On Saturday McColo briefly reconnected its Web...

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