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Re: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Wed Aug 21 23:20:42 2002

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002 01:08:52 +0200, Brad Knowles <brad.knowles@skynet.be>  said:

> 	It's bad enough waiting for DNS responses so that you can 
> determine whether or not the envelope sender domain even exists.  Now 
> you want to slow down every single e-mail transaction by many, many, 
> many orders of magnitude so that you can do a callback on each and 
> every connection?!?

Worse yet, under his proposal, you're calling back to a callback address
provided by the spammer on the MAIL FROM, to verify a spammer-provided token.
What's wrong with this picture?



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				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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