[SURBL-Discuss] namesdatabase . com

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Sat Oct 2 15:50:51 CEST 2004

On Saturday, October 2, 2004, 5:14:13 AM, Joe Wein wrote:
>> Bitz, what kind of legitimate uses do they have?

> Seems to be a site for tracking down classmates and other old friends, a
> little over two years old, claims over 9 million people signed up and are in
> the database. Found a few postings of people who say they're using it.

> It can be abused to send messages to total strangers though. They have a
> referal program, which earns points towards an upgrade from Basic
> Membership, so some people might spam through the system to get a free
> upgrade...

> Should probably whitelist.

> Joe

Thanks Joe.  This site seems subject to abuse, and is arguably
a borderline scam to begin with, but if it has legitimate uses
we should not list it.  I am whitelisting it.

The source of the data is Alexb:


Jeff C.
"If it appears in hams, then don't list it."

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