John L wrote:
I cannot see how SSP can do anything but make false positives more
likely. The real question is whether the gain in eliminating harmful
mail is worth the occassional false positive. So if what you are
saying is true, law firms would be literally nuts to turn SSP "I sign
everything" on, and so I'm surprised to hear that you think they should.
At the moment, I agree with you. Considering the value of the
messages, I'm surprised we don't see more fake mail saying that a case
has been dismissed or a hearing postponed. If that happened, the
answer might be different.
Ah, that sounds a *lot* more like they want whitelists than SSP. In any
that became prevalent you wouldn't want the defaultish disposition of "I
everything" to be reject. There would be far too high a risk for a
if what you're saying is true. The best you could hope for is to hope
all of your
whitelisted domains get through mostly unscathed and then slavishly go
the potentially spoofed ones, mostly likely with wetware. This is, of
hard problem and DKIM is only likely to go so far as to help it.
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