[eweek article] Window of "anonymity" when domain exists, whois not updated yet

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Jan 12 22:41:33 UTC 2005

On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 11:23:42 GMT, Michael.Dillon at radianz.com said:

> I happen to believe that a web of email peering
> agreements is the best way to get us to the point
> where it is difficult for anyone to anonymously 
> send email because they *MUST* relay it through
> an ISP who will not accept the email for relay
> unless they have authenticated the user.

The X.400 concepts of ADMD= and PRMD= really caught on, didn't they? ;)

Peering in a world of 64K ASNs, mostly basically static, is a lot different
than peering in a world of 40 million plus .COMs, many in motion.  Most of
the time, we're lucky if the MX record points to the right place....

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