Re: Machine Identity

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Thu, 28 February 2008 17:36 UTC

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Jeroen Massar wrote:
> Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 10:37:06AM -0800,
>>  Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net>; wrote  a message of 31 lines which said:
>>
>>>    Why isn't a Domain Name sufficient to the purpose you have in mind?
>>
>> I agree with the reasons given by Keith Moore (a machine does not
>> control its domain name).
> 
> More importantly: the service can't be anonymous then.


1. The stateed use is for application of policies, such as access control.  How 
can that be done in the face of anonymity?

2. In other words, please specify the details of anonymity that you require.

3. Please look at:

    <http://dkim.org/specs/draft-ietf-dkim-overview-09.html>

specifically sections 3.1.5,

d/
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   Dave Crocker
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