[At-Large] A million domains taken down by email checks

Mike O'Connor mike at haven2.com
Sat Jul 12 12:41:25 UTC 2014

hi Roberto,

one advantage of using an IMAP client rather than POP is that the spam filtering is done at the server end.  so only the filtered mail travels across the wire to your client when you’re on the road.  

i’m with John L. on the public WHOIS records and spam.  info for this haven2.com domain is out there for all to see and spam isn’t really an issue these days what with all the filtering options.  i’m down to about 500 spam messages a week and the filters are wicked accurate.


> From: Roberto Gaetano <roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com>
> Subject: [At-Large] R: [ALAC] Fwd: A million domains taken down by email checks
> Date: July 11, 2014 at 3:44:58 PM CDT
> To: "'John Levine'" <john.levine at cauce.org>, "'RJ Glass'" <jipshida2 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> One of the problems that the spam filters does not solve, unless there is a way that I am ignorant about, is that even if the incoming messages are put in a separate folder, I still have to pay for the connection time while the junk is downloaded.
> This is not a problem when I am at home, or when I have a WiFi connection, but is a problem indeed when I am travelling to places with slow or/and expensive connection.
> Cheers,
> R.
>> -----Messaggio originale-----
>> Da: at-large-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org [mailto:at-large-
>> bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] Per conto di John Levine
>> Inviato: martedì 8 luglio 2014 21:53
>> A: RJ Glass
>> Cc: at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org
>> Oggetto: Re: [At-Large] [ALAC] Fwd: A million domains taken down by email
>> checks
>>> Registrants pay money for a service, yet is required to go through
>>> EVERYONE having access to the records.  So now, the domain owner is
>>> spammed by EVERYONE because they can.
>> Aw, come on.  I have put real e-mail addresses on all my domains for over
>> 20 years, and those addresses remain completely usable.  Feel free to write
>> to me at my WHOIS contact addresses if you don't believe me.
>> I certainly believe that your mail provider has crummy spam filters, but that's
>> not an argument for anything other than finding a more competent mail
>> provider.
>> Regards,
>> John Levine, john.levine at cauce.org
>> CAUCE North America

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