[ietf-dkim] DKIM Threat Assessment v0.02 (very rough draft)
earl at earlhood.com
Tue Aug 9 11:44:50 PDT 2005
Dave Crocker wrote:
> In the current Internet Mail environment a mail receiver can never be sure
> whether a piece of mail was from the purported author they normally associate
> with the claimed identity. This leads to many avenues of abuse.
> A secondary goal of DKIM is to validate a standard identity field, such as
> RFC2822.From or RFC2822.Sender.
Stating this as a secondary goal appears to contradict the earlier
paragraph. I.e. The earlier paragraph implies that validating
RFC2822.From or RFC2822.Sender would be a primary goal.
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