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Re: Micorsoft's Sender ID Authentication......?

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Fri Jun 10 11:32:26 2005

On Thu, 09 Jun 2005 17:40:55 PDT, Matt Ghali said:

> So you see, the reputation has nothing to do with your mom, and 
> everything to do with the controlling entity, her ISP. Which makes 
> the whole address-based sender reputation scheme almost workable, if 
> you ignore the scaling issues.

That's suspiciously close to "Ralph Nader or Ross Perot could have been elected
President, if you ignore the scaling issues".  :)

Other than that, what Matt said is correct - the problem is that legitimate
mail can come from literally millions of places whose reputation we have no
clue on....

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