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Re: draft-ietf-grip-isp-00.txt now available
> Security considerations are important. And I probably hate spam more than
> most, at least sufficiently to actively do something about it. But we can
> not let patching (as opposed to solving the root) spam problems drive the
> architecture of the internet.
I'm neither suggesting a patch nor a driving architecture so please hear
me in context. It's simply a (ok, minor) fact that the POP "XTND XMIT"
capability has been around for years -- long before Internet became
mainstream -- so it may just be a matter of leveraging that which has been
available in a few reference implementations for quite a while. This
obviously isn't a panacea, but hey, every little bit helps. If anything,
initiating mail sends from an authenticated POP session may help in a spam
case, because it beefs up the audit trail.
Larry J. Hughes Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.nwnet.net/~larry/