responding to DMARC breakage

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at
Sat Apr 12 17:12:36 UTC 2014

Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:12:09 -0400, Miles Fidelman said:
>> It occurs to me that Yahoo's deployment of DMARC p=reject, and the
>> choice of several big mail operators to honor that, has created a
>> situation not unlike a really routing table or nameserver, snafu ---
> It's more like a peering war.  Time for somebody to either bake a cake,
> or find alternate transit providers.

Aaargghhh - what a horrible, but accurate analogy.  Worse probably - 
more like a peering war with a large broadband carrier, at the edge, 
where it's harder to find alternate transport.



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In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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