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Re: Paper on Email Authentication (Authorization really) (was - Re: Micorsoft's Sender ID Authentication......?)
- From: J.D. Falk
- Date: Mon Jun 13 16:49:27 2005
On 06/13/05, "william(at)elan.net" <email@example.com> wrote:
> In part 5, I also go through why none of the proposals are really
> "anti-spam" and promotion of the methods as such is misleading.
No matter how the authors may "promote" their methods, most
people don't perceive that there's any great separation between
anti-spam and anti-forgery techniques. As far as they're
concerned, all e-mail threats are basically the same.
E-mail authentication's promise is that it will improve the
overall state of the global e-mail infrastructure. Chopping
that into smaller bits may be a fun intellectual exercise, but
it doesn't help explain what's going on to anyone outside of
our fairly small technology-focused circles.
J.D. Falk blong! you are a pickle!