Re: [dane] Feature creep for draft-ietf-dane-smime

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Sat, 08 February 2014 00:59 UTC

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>> Since when are spamming botnets interested in offline attacks to harvest
>> email addresses? Botnets just sent to every random character combo @
>> domain.
>
>Since a time in the future when it becomes possible. :-)
>
>There'll probably be a service selling the harvested addresses to
>spammers.

Harvesting off the web will always be easier.  I have to say this
feels like a solution in search of a problem.

R's,
John