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[Discuss] TLD for Personal Use - Email

On 06/08/2013 10:34 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 06/08/2013 09:56 AM, jbk wrote:
>> 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.

> GIS is one of the last remaining independent ISPs. Having 
> your own domain is useful, and you can do this through 
> Google as well. Gmail is free and has a lot of storage, 
> and they support both POP3 and iMAP. I prefer iMAP because 
> I can access my email from many different platforms 
> (tablet, Android phone, web, and home via Thunderbird or 
> other email client. . POP3 is a download protocol. You can 
> certainly leave your email on the server. Most of the 
> hosting sites are web services that also offer email. 
> Google and Yahoo are primarily email services in this 
> context. While I don't expect that either Google or Yahoo 
> will cease to exist, they could change their terms of 
> service.
Any hosting site can change there terms of service, as that 
seems to be one of the first statements in all the TOS I've 

I don't want to keep my mail on a server, I want to keep it 
on the mail client at home.

GIS is Galaxy and they cease to exist June 30th.

Jim KR

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