IPv6 isn't SMTP
LarrySheldon at cox.net
Wed Mar 26 04:33:22 UTC 2014
On 3/25/2014 11:18 PM, John Levine wrote:
>> 3. Arguing about IPv6 in the context of requirements upon SMTP connections is playing that uncomfortable game with
>> ones own combat boots. And not particularly productive.
> If you can figure out how to do effective spam filtering without
> looking at the IP addresses from which mail arrives, you will be in a
> position to make a whole lot of money.
> But, as always, I'm not holding my breath.
Is spam fighting really about SMTP? Or is it about abuse of the
transport layer by (among other things) the SMTP?
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