[registration-issues-wg] The Ten Worst Top Level Domains

Michele Neylon - Blacknight michele at blacknight.com
Mon Mar 7 20:48:13 UTC 2016


I'd suspect the guys at Spamhaus would have to answer that
I don't think they're on this list though

Mr Michele Neylon
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On 7 Mar 2016, at 18:56, Sivasubramanian M <isolatedn at gmail.com<mailto:isolatedn at gmail.com>> wrote:

On the other hand,  how is it verifiable that a given percentage of domains are indeed "bad" as classified by an organization like Spamhaus?  What procedures are in place for a Registrant or Registry to know and contest if wrong such a classification? Is there a mechanism to process such challenges? ( It is equally or more important to ensure that a "good" Registrant's domain is wrongly listed as spam as much is it important to ensure that the "bad" domains are identified. Users whose email addresses are added to spam list are seldom aware that their messages are not going through.

On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 6:33 PM, Michele Neylon - Blacknight <michele at blacknight.com<mailto:michele at blacknight.com>> wrote:
Olivier

Blacklisted by whom and where?
I know there are organisations out there that block .ie domains along with pretty much every other non .com

As a hosting provider we have problems sending mail to some places on a regular basis and due to abuse of the DNS (and IP space etc.,) entire networks do get blocked by us and others.

But that’s not really an issue of universal acceptance - it’s more directly related to “abuse”, how it’s handled and that most networks are private so the operators will protect them

Regards

Michele


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On 07/03/2016, 18:27, "registration-issues-wg-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org<mailto:registration-issues-wg-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org> on behalf of Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond" <registration-issues-wg-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org<mailto:registration-issues-wg-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org> on behalf of ocl at gih.com<mailto:ocl at gih.com>> wrote:

>Hello all,
>
>as you know, the ALAC has been wondering about whether new gTLDs brought
>consumer trust.
>Well - an organisation has released a list of gTLDs that don't appear to
>be as trustworthy as others when it comes to spam.
>https://www.spamhaus.org/news/article/728/spamhaus-presents-the-worlds-worst-top-level-domains
>
>Since this relates to spam, and we are concerned about universal
>acceptance of new gTLDs, how likely is it that some of the TLDs listed
>might be blacklisted in mailers in the future?
>Kindest regards,
>
>Olivier
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