From: Pat McEntee <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 3, 2006 1:33 PM
First, there should not be one government running
the internet. As it is
current going, the internet is going to fracture because
China, Iran, and others have such strong filters on what
may access. The US Congress is preparing to totally commercialize
internet and is likely to be followed by some of the
countries. Sooner or later, the rest of the world will
just cut these
rogue states off.
Second, registering domain names should have a waiting
granting the name and actually using it. As it is now,
most spam can not
be traced because the spammers set up a domain for a
couple of days then
move on. Their checks bounce or they didn't even pay
so they don't care.
While commerce has a legitimate purpose, that applies
to very little of
what happens with e-mail spam. The majority of senders
have forged or
hacked addresses headers. A system of preventing forged
Thank you for the opportunity.