February 2005 Archives

February 20, 2005

No Spam for Cows?

Karl Auerbach notes that cows infected with mad cow disease enjoy greater privacy protection than people who register domain names.

I told you we were on the wrong side of the cow.

All Your Mail Is Spam

CircleID reports that spam now represents 70%-85% of all email. That sounds very low to me — those numbers must be based upon email that is actually delivered (i.e., they don’t include spam that is blocked successfully).

February 12, 2005

Don’t Spam My Domain

Last year the FTC rejected my suggestion that it permit domain-wide opt-out in a national Do Not E-Mail Registry … but the FCC has now done precisely that in its registry of Wireless Domain Names.