Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at cox.net
Mon Feb 22 11:30:15 CST 2010


On 2/22/2010 11:22 AM, Mustafa Golam - wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net>wrote:
> 
> 
>>
>> An email address that ends in example.com 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 gmail.com for beta-users, like you and me; while xyz at google.com 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
example.

-- 
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take everything you have."

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