ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Fri Jun 27 23:41:28 UTC 2008

>> 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.

this is analogous to the gossip that most spam comes from china, asia,
nigeria, or whomever we like to be xenophobic or racist about this week.
measurement shows the united states to be the largest single source of spam.


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