Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee
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Mon Feb 22 20:27:36 CST 2010
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> Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 17:09:45 +0200
> From: Gadi Evron <ge at linuxbox.org>
> To: NANOG Operators Group <nanog at merit.edu>
> Subject: Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee
> 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.
> This new legislation makes little technological sense, and will
> certainly be a mess to handle operationally as well as beurocratically,
> but it certainly is interesting, and at least the notion is beautiful.
Quick! Somebody propose a snail-mail portability bill. When a renter
changes to a different landlord, his snail-mail address will be optionally
his to take along, "just like" what is proposed for ISP clients.
> The proposed bill can be found here [Doc, Hebrew]:
> Linked to from this ynet (leading Israeli news site) story, here:
> I will update this as things evolve on my blog, here:
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