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Re: [ietf-smtp] SMTP Over TLS on Port 26 - Implicit TLS Proposal

2019-01-08 18:30:10
On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 6:25 PM Viruthagiri Thirumavalavan 

To be clear, this is the problem with Opportunistic TLS.

A guy who sends an email to AshleyMadison support team probably cheating
his wife. He can protect the real conversation by upgrading the connection
to a secure connection with the help of STARTTLS. But the handshake before
the upgrade goes like this in plain text.

220 AshleyMadison ESMTP Service Ready

Ah, right, I misunderstood your use case.   However, who is it who needs
privacy here?   The end user is never going to connect to
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