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    Re:Not in Mozilla 1.4b
    by Anonymous on Friday December 26 2003, @06:19AM (#12773)
    If that is the case, why not use your english-based domain name to write to those who speak English and use the IDN where people speak another language?

    Why? Why can't you just come to terms with the fact that internet has grown up and become global, and it's time for you to wake up to the fact that domain names now can contain more characters than it used to?

    And as I said, the domain name has nothing to do with the content.

    There's no such thing as "english" domain names, of course.

    This new standard has come to stay. Deal with it.

    Foreign charcters has nothing to do with spam. In fact, most spam I receive seems to be from the US and Korean based "businesses". Fix your laws, please.

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    Re:Not in Mozilla 1.4b by Anonymous
    Re:Not in Mozilla 1.4b
    by ldg on Friday December 26 2003, @10:49AM (#12775)
    User #2935 Info | http://example.com/
    As it happens, I receive several hundred "foreign" character based spams a day and filter them accordingly. I also receive several hundred "english" language spams and filter those as best I can via rulesets.

    There are many, many people residing in the US and other English speaking countries who have ties to other other languages and will want to receive email from non-english speaking sources. I have nothing against IDN's, but also reserve the right to filter them from my own server and personal pc. It is up to me to decide what comes through my network and it is up to you to decide what goes through yours.

    As for browsers, I do not use plug-ins that accommodate non "English" character sets because there is no need for me to see them if I cannot read them. That's where choice comes in. I would not wish to take others' choices from them, but do not wish to have mine taken away either.
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