Problems with Costume-Con 26 email -- you can help
- We've discovered over the course of the last two weeks that a number of
Internet service providers (ISPs) have (with no notice to their
customers) started blocking email coming from ".info" domains like
The problem is worsened by the fact that we don't get any bounce
messages; our email is simply discarded and the recipient never knows we
sent them anything. We think we've responded, they never know we tried.
We've been using the cc26.info domain as our legitimate business address
for nearly 5 years now, so this arbitrary decision by some ISPs has
caught us completely off guard.
If you have been waiting for a reply from someone at cc26.info, or have
reason to suspect you aren't getting email from us
1) drop me a note (OFFLIST) at this email address so we can check our
2) Ask your ISP customer service/tech support if they are blocking mail
from ".info" (dot-info) domains
3) Ask your ISP to be sure to not block mail from cc26.info
If you think you might be corresponding with us via email in the
foreseeable future, you might wish to try number 2 and 3 now, so as to
proactively ensure you will be able to receive email from us.
Sorry to burn bandwidth on a technical issue, but we almost lost a Folio
entry because of this problem and are hoping to prevent any further such
Convention Chair, Costume-Con 26