posted on May, 3 2004 @ 06:46 PM
Originally posted by spangbr
spam filtering is one thing, but also be aware that if the mail server is an open relay its going to end up on a number of black lists that will
preven the mail from going through. this has been in place for quite some time.
My post was specific to a REGISTRAR.
Registrars MUST relay the mail to the owner. This isnt just some private server operating an open relay. They are accredited by ICANN.
Interesting though, this is the same responses I receive from RR, my ISP in regards to enom, my domain registrar. They act like enom is operating an
I suggest to them this fact, and suddenly support gets dumb, and says they must refer this to the next level of support. Which I never hear from at
all in reply.
Total Domain Name Registrations (in all TLDs): 2,993,695
Total Number of Hosts in eNom's DNS: 6,710,371
Average DNS queries per day: 500 million to 1 billion
Approximate number of emails forwarded per day: 11 million
Not exactly small by any standards.
I would like to wonder how many of those 11 million emails per day never make it to their destination becouse of too tight ISP controls. The owners of
almost 3 million domain names, are being mistreated by ISP's.
In my opinion, this is the ISP trying to force the spam issue onto the registrar.
[Edited on 3-5-2004 by smirkley]