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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
whatever).

BTW, just curious, who announces your MX records?

Best regards,
_________________________
Alan Rowland



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On Behalf Of
Larry Rosenman
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 12:39 PM
To: Derek Samford
Cc: 'Mark Segal'; 'Robert Blayzor'; nanog@nanog.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?
> 
> Derek
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On Behalf
> Of
> > Mark Segal
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 3:12 PM
> > To: 'Robert Blayzor'; nanog@nanog.org
> > 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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Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
Phone: +1 972-414-9812                 E-Mail: ler@lerctr.org
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