Independent investigative journalist. Writes about cybercrime. Author of 'Spam Nation', a NYT bestseller. Wrote for The Washington Post '95-'09

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RT @BoringEnormous: Although the question of whether we are alone in the universe remains unanswered, we do know that elephants like cl… https://t.co/vlmwzhZudj
@stockswami Sorry but on balance I'd say DT has been far more useful for frustrating and catching spammers than it has causing people to receive more spam. As if somehow spammers are subscribing to DT to find more addresses to add to their distribution lists? That strains credulity.
@stockswami How hard is it to pay a nominal fee to shield your WHOIS data? I do it every year. Also tons of spammers and web criminals do too, and it seems to deter all but law enforcement.
@stockswami how is it ironic? I mention their historic whois constantly in my breadcrumbs stories. pretty good fit it would seem  https://krebsonsecurity.com/?s=historic+whois&x=0&y=0 
Interesting post by Domaintools (FD: an advertiser on my site) about the upcoming GDPR privacy regulations and what they mean for the company's current and historic WHOIS records  https://blog.domaintools.com/2018/01/balancing-cybersecurity-and-individual-privacy-new-whois-data-protections-in-2018/ 
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