HTML email, was Re: Phishing and BGP Blackholing

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Thu Jan 18 15:03:49 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 08:43:37AM -0500,
 Joe Abley <jabley at> wrote 
 a message of 25 lines which said:

> Back in the day, pre-CIRA, .CA was managed according to rules which
> included the restriction that a single company was only allowed one
> domain name.

Same thing in ".fr", until 2000. 

> I think that policy was good for the DNS, but it was apparently
> widely hated by everybody else,

The big problem with this rule is that you have to define what is "a
single company". It is easy (especially for a big company like the one
you mention) to find or set up "fronts" to register more domain

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