ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
drc at virtualized.org
Fri Jun 27 20:40:03 UTC 2008
On Jun 27, 2008, at 5:22 AM, Alexander Harrowell wrote:
> Well, at least the new TLDs will promote DNS-based cruft filtration.
> You can
> already safely ignore anything with a .name, .biz, .info, .tv
> suffix, to
> name just the worst.
Does this actually work? The vast majority of spam I receive has an
origin that doesn't reverse map. Of those messages that have origins
(as extracted from the appropriate Received header) that do reverse
map, the majority are in com and net. The mail origins of the top 10
TLDs from the last 30K spam messages I've received):
Biz, info, and name don't show up at all. Looking at the 'From'
lines, I get:
What cruft are you filtering using top-level domains?
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