3rd level domains Re: [SURBL-Discuss] Re: Spam Honeypot identification through SURBL

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Tue Mar 15 09:02:30 CET 2005

[clarifying myself:]

On Monday, March 14, 2005, 9:22:35 PM, Jeff Chan wrote:
> Since the two level cctld list has "co.uk", it means that any
> domain ending in .co.uk is checked at the third level foo.co.uk.
> But any second level cctld that's not in the list will be checked
> at the second level.  IIRC .uk doesn't allow direct registrations
> under their top level, but if they did, this table lookup would
> still work as long as that second level wasn't listed.

[...wasn't explicitly and incorrectly in the two-level-tld list,
which would be very unlikely.   E.g., .uk isn't going to sell
co.uk or ac.uk to a spammer any time soon.]

> So if
> they changed their policy and allowed foo.uk, foo.uk would
> still get checked and could be listed.

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

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