spam from cg.ca
evan-ieNeDk6JonTYtjvyW6yDsg at public.gmane.org
Tue Jul 28 16:46:07 UTC 2009
Terrence Enger wrote:
> I have just received spam purportedly from CIRA in the domain
> cg.ca. It looks like <http://whois.domaintools.com/cg.ca> the
> server is in California and the domain status is "Registered And
> Parked Or Redirected".
Thanks for pointing this out.
I will make sure this gets into the right hands at CIRA.
> Having heard here and in a recent TLUG meeting that cira.ca tries
> hard to protect the .ca TLD, I wonder whether the similarity of
> the originating domain to the well-known gc.ca can imperil the
> domain registration.
In this case, probably not. You can't claim a trademarkable domain name
on two letters.
But if they were trying to cyber-squat, I think there are some people in
the federal government who will handle this better than you or I could...
> I do not know who owns the domain,
but CIRA does. It allows you to retain privacy from casual WHOIS
searches but they still keep acurate data internally.
I'll see what I can find out.
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