Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Mon Feb 22 17:30:15 UTC 2010

On 2/22/2010 11:22 AM, Mustafa Golam - wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at>wrote:
>> An email address that ends in irrevocably ties the address
>> user to the company Example and may in fact be affirmatively harmful
>> beyond the technical difficulty of implementation.

I don't think I said the following line--if I was demented enough to
have done that, I retract it.

>> IMHO, ISPs would be forged to take Google's policy of Email addresses.
> xyz at for beta-users, like you and me; while xyz at for
> employees. But surely it will create technical implication along with many
> others.

And I am talking about places that people that have no connection with g[.*]

The key that I missed, and we have to hope the pols did not is that
question of ownership.

I think you will see a drying up of availability of email--which has
interesting implications in the realm of unique addresses possible, for

"Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to
take everything you have."

Remember:  The Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals.

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