Re: [dmarc-ietf] Tickets 98 and 99 -- fake reports are not a problem and if they were authentication would not help

Seth Blank <> Mon, 25 January 2021 17:22 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Tickets 98 and 99 -- fake reports are not a problem and if they were authentication would not help
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Mike, this comment is unproductive and false.

It is well known that bad actors are the first and heartiest adopters of
authentication. This has been discussed with ample evidence for years. We
are not litigating this fact on this list.

Please stick to the merits of the discussion and bring operational evidence
to support your concern, or let's move on to another ticket.

Seth, as Chair

On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 6:57 PM Michael Thomas <> wrote:

> On 1/24/21 6:29 PM, John R. Levine wrote:
> >
> > As we all know, bad guys are at least as good at authentication as
> > good guys, probably better.
> PS: if this were true, DKIM would be useless too.
> Mike
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