[ietf-dkim] brand protection, was Is anyone using ADSP?
chl at clerew.man.ac.uk
Thu Oct 15 03:44:37 PDT 2009
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:27:01 +0100, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> OK. What ADSP adds is the ability to assign reputation to a specific
>> claiming to originate from a specific domain. Except for "unknown".
> No, ADSP adds the ability for senders to make unverified assertions about
> their signing practices. Unless you already have some knowledge about
> domain, you have no idea whether it would be useful to believe it.
On the contrary, it adds the ability for domain owners to make those
asertions. Assuming that the domain owner has control of his own DNS
records, those assertions are as reliable as the reputation of the
relevant Domain Registrar (you can argue about how reliable that is, if
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