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Re: Is the .to (Tonga) domain completely rogue and should beremoved?

  • From: John Harkin
  • Date: Wed Sep 30 23:39:20 1998

Have you tried contacting the folks at tonic.to?  I know them and they have
a shoot first, ask questions later policy about spam.  Here's a quote from
their FAQ page.

>Tonic feels very strongly that the sending of unsolicited bulk email or
>excessive Usenet posting
>("spamming") constitutes theft of service, and we do not condone the use
>of .TO domain names for this
>purpose.
>
>If we receive complaints that a .TO domain name has been used for this
>purpose, we will advise the
>domain owner of the complaint and request that they desist from this
>activity. Tonic reserves the right to
>remove any .TO name registration if a name is used as a source of spam, or
>an address to which to reply
>to such bulk mail solicitations. We will also publish the names and
>contact information for any accounts
>terminated for such a reason.

John

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John Harkin
Internet Network and Systems Consulting
jh@harkin.net   voice: 415-472-2452   fax: 415-472-2454






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