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       very interesting & informative; thank you.

From: Tom Davies <>
Date: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:43 PM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: E-mail Account Verification
To: anne-ology <>
Cc: "" <>

Hi :)
Some of this is probably obvious but some of it might not be.  Each country
(except the US) has a different code at the end of addresses, so you get;

In the Uk ...  = charitable   = business that aims to make money  = government, local councils, etc

In Russia ...
(except they use different codes instead of .org, .gov and .co and probably
the whole of it using a different alphabet too).

Really vast charities or businesses also use the ...

Of course anyone can buy whatever type of ending they like and use it
anywhere.  There is not much restriction on it - so a small charity might
buy a "" address instead of "" in order to "look more
professional" and businesses might buy a ".org" or "" in order to
look like they are doing good in the world.  Many organisations try to
buy-up all the ones so that people only have to remember the
"wonderfulwebsite" bit

Regards from
Tom :)

On 17 March 2015 at 17:16, anne-ology <> wrote:

       Thanks for this information.

       I thought .us was similar to .gov  ;-)

From: elderdanlewis <>
Date: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 10:54 AM
Subject: RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: E-mail Account Verification
To: "" <>

     This is Phishing. Look at the email address of the email
administrator.  It is not a Google account. Anyone working at Google would
not use an email address ending with .us.


From: anne-ology <>
Date:03/16/2015  10:42 AM  (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: E-mail Account Verification

       is this for real or not?
           I cannot believe this is for real therefore I'm ignoring it;
          yet I'm curious as to how these inane ideas occur to some folks.

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