On 13 nov 2008, at 23:50, Hallam-Baker, Phillip wrote:
The most successful Internet protocols do not involve connections to
hosts today. SMTP is a connection to a service and has been for two
In SMTP the IP address does not remain constant end to end and never
SMTP is also the least secure protocol that is in wide use; hop-by-hop
forwarding without authentication of the message itself is a security
nightmare. We have the same issue with flooding of random IP packets.
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