Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] Proposed Charter for something

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Thu, 10 December 2015 15:16 UTC

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>The real question is: would spam filters still be
>able to do a good enough job if we removed these things?

No, it's not.  The question is whether there would be an overall
gain in users' privacy since providers would likely be less able
to combat phishing and other privacy attacks.

Spam filtering is just part of it, and in this case not where the
most important effects would be.

R's,
John