Anl -- Associated Names List specification discussion


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English (USA)

Domain names can be used as the core identifier in an assessment
process, such as when filtering incoming email. One type of assessment
is to note that the name is used by a person, role or organization
having a particular affiliation, such as being part of a well-known
company or being part of a salient industry association. Such a list
is distinct from qualitative assessment lists, such as for email
reputation. This specification provides a method for determining
whether an individual, authenticated domain name has a particular
affiliation. It provides a means by which the list owner can describe
the list, but the specification does not indicate what affiliations
exist or should be consulted. The specification uses Vouch By
Reference (VBR) as its query mechanism.

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