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RE: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org
- From: Al Rowland
- Date: Wed Aug 21 16:50:15 2002
Then the question becomes, "Is running your own mail server worth <some
registration cost>?" Very similar to the "I want my own special part of
the Internet (web server)." Okay, pay your $70 for two years (or
BTW, just curious, who announces your MX records?
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 12:39 PM
To: Derek Samford
Cc: 'Mark Segal'; 'Robert Blayzor'; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: RE: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org
What about individuals that run their own mail servers? (E.G. me).?
On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 14:28, Derek Samford wrote:
> I really like this. A sort of IRR for mail servers. Maybe when
> registered it could even check if the server was an open relay, and
> not allow those servers to be registered until properly configured.
> Any thoughts?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf
> > Mark Segal
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 3:12 PM
> > To: 'Robert Blayzor'; email@example.com
> > Subject: RE: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org
> > > It's almost to the point to where mail servers need their own
> > > "registrar", sort of the way domains are tracked now, track mail
> > > servers. Give mail server admins the option to accept mail from
> > > registered mail servers only or from any mail server. Of course
> > > there would need to be a ramp up period, like six months to a
> > > year, to make sure all of your mail servers are registered. And
> > > of course one should only be able to register mail servers if the
> > > IP space is actually SWIP to them. If the IP space is NOT SWIP,
> > > it would need to be registered by the customer ISP or via owners
> > > rwhois server. Just my $.02; for what it's worth....
> > Really good idea (no sarcasm, I actually like it).. But what stops
> > spammers from registering their mail server?..Ie..
> > 1) Get a dsl account
> > 2) Ips get swipped to you
> > 3) Register the server
> > 4) SPAM
> > 5) Apologize, get a second chance
> > 6) get booted off
> > 7) Call the next ISP with a zero install
> > 8) Rinse and repeat.
> > Regards,
> > Mark
> > --
> > Mark Segal
> > Director, Data Services
> > Futureway Communications Inc.
> > Tel: (905)326-1570
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