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RE: National Do Not Call Registry has opened
From: "Sameer R. Manek" <manek () ecst csuchico edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 11:28:43 -0700


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu]On Behalf Of
Mike Damm
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 10:06 AM
To save you all some keystrokes...
Donotcall.gov has no MX records. No reverse DNS on any of their outbound
mail boxes. And they obviously are not processing bounces/complaints/etc.
since nothing on that netblock has port 25 open.


Businesses that ask for email addresses know that a significant percentage
of people can't type their own email address correctly. Each of those
results in a bounce, or an undeliverable message sitting in an mqueue
somewhere. It would not surprise me if they also reduced their
Timeout.queuereturn to a few hours as well.

Dealing with the bounces would be a nightmare, they've already got their
handsful with the webservers and the outbound mail boxes.

Sameer


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