Re: [Asrg] TMRS, Adding a spam button to MUAs

Douglas Otis <> Fri, 11 December 2009 05:53 UTC

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On 12/10/09 5:18 PM, John Levine wrote:
>> I thought such _mythical global reputation system_ is what we are
>> researching right now.
> No, but if you'd like to set up a reputation system subgroup, that
> would be fine.

Rather than a reputation system subgroup, something more along the line 
of a legitimate senders clearing-house system which establishes 
postmaster contacts, and tracks repeated feedback from vetted sources. 
It also seems that tracking and reporting a few other metrics not 
related to what is and is not spam, but rather levels of feedback, 
levels of repeated feedback, purported traffic volumes, and purported 
message categories, associated hostnames and signatures, would also be 

When moving to IPv6, only a system based upon who is legitimate can 
scale.  This approach might help mitigate claims of bias.  If this 
flies, then a labeling system could go with it. :^)