[ietf-dkim] SSP and mailing lists
johnl at iecc.com
Tue Sep 12 10:54:43 PDT 2006
> This probably works find for small domains where you --being the mail admin --
> know all of the lists your users subscribe to and can make some educated
> guesses as to which lists are naughty and nice. From our deployment at Cisco,
> I can say without question that I only have the vaguest idea about a very
> small subset, and no clue whatsoever for lots of them. To expect that there
> be a good-mailkeeping seal of approval that involves wet rather than software
> is... unrealistic.
I don't know half the lists my users subscribe to, either. But your
argument still makes no sense to me.
Say you get mail from a thousand lists whose reputation you don't know.
You're proposing to ignore the lists, so instead you have ten thousand
list contributors whose reputation you don't know either. Why is this an
I realize you have an exotic application where in effect you whitelist
Cisco's mail and everything else is secondary, but I still don't see how
it helps you decide what list mail you want.
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