Re: [dmarc-ietf] tree walk and Org and PSD, Second WGLC for draft-ietf-dmarc-psd

Alessandro Vesely <> Tue, 24 November 2020 16:50 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] tree walk and Org and PSD, Second WGLC for draft-ietf-dmarc-psd
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On Tue 24/Nov/2020 13:52:43 +0100 Brotman, Alex wrote:
> I had one spam message that had 13 parts.  It included both "_mta-sts" and "mta-sts" in there, as well as "mail" nine times.  The last two parts were the org domain.

If the message happened to authenticate, negative reputation is better added to 
that org domain rather than to .com or to some random mta-sts.mail.something.

IOW, if we need the OD anyway for alignment, there's no point in discovery 
DMARC records by tree walk.