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Re: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Thu Aug 29 11:54:35 2002

>   http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/22.19.html#subj7
>   http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/22.21.html#subj4
> 
> There must be a balance. Mistakes happen. How overzealous do you want
> ISP's to be be at shutting off spam sites or accounts? Some might
> consider the costs of mistakes acceptable, but are they the majority? 
> Or a minority?

zeal must become the norm.  there are too many legitimate sources of error
to make any loose assumptions about probable illegitimacy when faced with
a report.  under a "high zeal" regime, errors will be made until training
and policy and toolworks all catches up to the need.
-- 
Paul Vixie




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