Re: SPF record - DNS

This is a discussion on Re: SPF record - DNS ; -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Res wrote: > On Sun, 2 Nov 2008, Byung-Hee HWANG wrote: > >> to say that SPF is somewhat dangerous to use as anti-spam trick. > > I'd disagree, it helps reduce spam that ...

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  1. Re: SPF record

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    Res wrote:
    > On Sun, 2 Nov 2008, Byung-Hee HWANG wrote:
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    >> to say that SPF is somewhat dangerous to use as anti-spam trick.

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    > I'd disagree, it helps reduce spam that is forged rmember whats SPFs
    > true purpose is, the fact it helps in spam reduction is a big plus.


    Yep, i agree with spam reduction. However, i was telling you the method
    has a risk. You guy need to consider again why the SPF [RFC4408]
    remained as Experimental RFC instead of Standards Track at IETF.

    >> Recently i'm going with DKIM [RFC4871] as an alternative technique to
    >> reduce spam and phishing. DKIM is more reasonable, smooth, exact than

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    > DKIM is a joke, is it yahoo or gmail or maybe both? use that, and look
    > at all the spam that comes from them.


    Well, i believe that over the long term, DKIM is win. It means that
    peoples adopt reasonable things, at last ;;

    byunghee

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  2. Re: SPF record

    "Byung-Hee HWANG" wrote in message
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    > Yep, i agree with spam reduction. However, i was telling you the method
    > has a risk. You guy need to consider again why the SPF [RFC4408]
    > remained as Experimental RFC instead of Standards Track at IETF.


    Because it was the first proposal of a new idea that was a solution not
    meant for everyone. Those are always experimental.




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