[ietf-dkim] FW: RFC 5863 on DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Development, Deployment, and Operations
Murray S. Kucherawy
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Thu May 27 11:31:43 PDT 2010
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Subject: RFC 5863 on DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Development, Deployment, and Operations
A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Development,
Deployment, and Operations
Author: T. Hansen, E. Siegel,
P. Hallam-Baker, D. Crocker
Date: May 2010
Mailbox: tony+dkimov at maillennium.att.com,
dkim at esiegel.net,
phillip at hallambaker.com, dcrocker at bbiw.net
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-dkim-deployment-11.txt
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) allows an organization to claim
responsibility for transmitting a message, in a way that can be
validated by a recipient. The organization can be the author's, the
originating sending site, an intermediary, or one of their agents. A
message can contain multiple signatures, from the same or different
organizations involved with the message. DKIM defines a domain-level
digital signature authentication framework for email, using public
key cryptography and using the domain name service as its key server
technology. This permits verification of a responsible organization,
as well as the integrity of the message content. DKIM will also
provide a mechanism that permits potential email signers to publish
information about their email signing practices; this will permit
email receivers to make additional assessments about messages.
DKIM's authentication of email identity can assist in the global
control of "spam" and "phishing". This document provides
implementation, deployment, operational, and migration considerations
for DKIM. This document is not an Internet Standards Track
specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Domain Keys Identified Mail Working Group of the IETF.
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