On Aug 18, 2010, at 6:59 PM, Daniel Black wrote:
I've got a presentation slot for DKIM at APNIC next week to a bunch of ISPs.
My current plan for a talk is:
* DKIM is a really well developed standard for signing email
* Combined with ADSP=discardable it can filter email at ISP gateways without
too much fear of unduely lost email
I wish this were true. Were it me speaking, I'd suggest that they start
looking for ADSP records without acting on them, and draw their own conclusions.
* BUT otherwise its useless in its current state.
Useless for which purpose? From the rest of the message it sounds like you're
primarily thinking about discussion-type mailing lists, which -- while a
popular topic here recently -- are not the only kind of mail DKIM can be
is a very good overview of the theory and applicability of message sender
authentication, though some of the terms may be a couple years out of date.
I'd suggest starting there.
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