Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Mon Feb 22 10:34:01 CST 2010


Gadi Evron wrote:
> The email portability bill has just been approved by the Knesset's
> committee for legislation, sending it on its way for the full
> legislation process of the Israeli parliament.
> 
> While many users own a free email account, many in Israel still make use
> of their ISP's email service.
> 
> According to this proposed bill, when a client transfers to a different
> ISP the email address will optionally be his to take along, "just like"
> mobile providers do today with phone numbers.
> 

Likely result:  less ISPs will offer email services as part of the
package, or will find some other way to shift responsibility to a third
party.

--Patrick




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