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RE: [[email protected]] Spamhaus & ".mail" TLD

  • From: "Wilfried Woeber, UniVie/ACOnet" < >
  • Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 17:08:52 +0200
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>> How much "legitimate" MTAs in different domains do you estimate to exist?
>> Is 1 million a good estimate?
>> 1 million * 2000 USD per year is a lot of money I'd say for running a
>> few DNS servers.
>
>That works on the premise that *everybody* would register and use the TLD.
>My understanding of the $2000 fee is too dissuade spammers and other
>disreputable users from abusing the "trusted" element that this TLD could
>offer.

  I am definitely not in a position to comment on the merits of the
  proposal, but given the level of ROI for spammers and the tight budget
  of "legitimate" users, it might just turn out to be the other way
  'round ;-)

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