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[Discuss] TLD for Personal Use - Email

On 6/8/2013 9:56 AM, jbk wrote:
> I've been thinking of registering for a domain for my personal and 
> immediate family use for mainly email. I have no interest in 
> maintaining a web site or posting albums online.
> I've visited sites like Bluehost and read the terms of service at 
> Dreamhost and the linked terms at ICANN.
> I have a couple email addresses I use, one for communications with 
> friends, family and commerce and another for an organization I belong 
> to. My wife also has multiple addresses for personal and business 
> purposes.
> I want to have POP access to the email service provided by the host at 
> This so that all the organized collection of my mail and 
> contacts is on my computer.
> My idea is that once I set up this domain with a reputable hosting 
> site and maintain the registration per the rules that I can expect to 
> have this internet presence for a long time.

There are a lot of competing services that offer POP/IMAP service: even 
Google will provide hosting for your email.

You can also use to get a virtual machine. They've been great 
to me, and they cost about $14/month for a bare bones instance of Debian.


Bill Horne

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