spam from

Michael Lauzon mlauzon-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Tue Jul 28 16:54:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:37, Terrence Enger<tenger-P1ovA8G34VBEfu+5ix1nRw at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have just received spam purportedly from CIRA in the domain
>  It looks like <> the
> server is in California and the domain status is "Registered And
> Parked Or Redirected".
> Having heard here and in a recent TLUG meeting that tries
> hard to protect the .ca TLD, I wonder whether the similarity of
> the originating domain to the well-known can imperil the
> domain registration.  I do not know who owns the domain, and I do
> not know how to test whether an owner would be for example,
>    2(d) Corporation. A corporation under the laws of Canada or
>         any province or territory of Canada;
> Is there anything worthwhile I can do to stomp on this particular
> source of spam?
> BTW, the email has no content.  The .html attachment purports to
> be from Canada Revenue Agency, but embedded link in text "To
> access the form for your tax refund, please click here" goes to a
> site with a domain name including "igotmyloverback".  Ah, a
> second reason for my "oh-yeah?" tic to be acting up.  (My friends
> here will kindly refrain from asking how long I spent looking
> at "" before twigging to the character reversal.  Thank
> you.)
> All suggestions welcome.
> Cheers,
> Terry.

Well, the was registered by a company in Montreal
(, which you could have found out by using CIRA's own
whois lookup.


Michael Lauzon
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