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Re: National Do Not Call Registry has opened
From: Mans Nilsson <mansaxel () sunet se>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 09:44:17 +0200

Subject: Re: National Do Not Call Registry has opened Date: Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 08:14:51PM +0100 Quoting Roland Perry 
(roland () linx net):

In message <3EFC5B2F.11611.1E0AAC12 () localhost>, Nick Nelson 
<nick () lunarpages com> writes

I  was thinking more along the line of a bot submitting every possible 
10 digit phone number. Do the nation a favor.

Which is, of course, what might happen with email addresses, if someone 
made the very bad decision to implement a plausible opt-out scheme for 
junk emails.

We had this discussion in Sweden a couple years back, in the operator
forum, and we more or less joked that wildcards with exception was
the only acceptable opt-out, where a domain holder might submit a
domain name and state "only those email accounts matched by "*.namn.se"
who opt out of my wildcard opt-out may be sent spam". At the time
I was working at the swedish TLD registry and immediately offered
"*.se" as wildcard, since that was "my domain". ;-)  

We still have no such register. Or any register. 

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Måns Nilsson         Systems Specialist
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