Re: [dmarc-ietf] Reports helping spammers? (#81)

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Fri, 22 January 2021 22:40 UTC

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From: "John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com>
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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Reports helping spammers? (#81)
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In article <CABZJ8knVg4TYbRzPUCjKSCMD8keHw49oeJr5DiS3UzAQGSuV7g@mail.gmail.com> you write:
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>I think spammers would only get two things from the DMARC reports:
>1) Have they setup their configuration correctly?
>2) Consume resources from the mailbox provider to generate reports.
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>Only if #2 is a concern for the mailbox provider I think there is a need to
>filter who gets a report and who does not.

We have a decade of experience with DMARC and I don't ever recall
anyone having a practical issue with who they send reports to.

As someone said, the better the spammers align their stuff, the better
we can filter it.

Close this, please.

R's,
John