Re: [ietf-smtp] EHLO domain validation requirement in RFC 5321

Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com> Sun, 27 September 2020 23:15 UTC

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From: Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com>
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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] EHLO domain validation requirement in RFC 5321
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On 9/27/20 6:00 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:

> gosh, Keith.  Don't you consider 95% spam in email over the Internet 
> to be a degradation worthy of attention?

Of course I do, but ONLY if the degradation due to spam filtering is 
part of the picture.

> Simple suggestion:  Since you take considerable exception to common 
> email anti-abuse practices, how about providing a detailed plan for an 
> alternative approach and demonstrate its efficacy?

Simple suggestion:   Why don't you stop pretending that this isn't a 
problem?   Or maybe, stop trying to change the subject any time this 
gets uncomfortable?

Keith