A Zero Spam Mail System [Feedback Request]

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Fri Feb 22 15:58:32 UTC 2019

On 2/22/19 10:07 AM, John Curran wrote:

> On 22 Feb 2019, at 7:08 AM, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman at meetinghouse.net> wrote:
>> On 2/22/19 12:03 AM, John Curran wrote:
>>> Either way, until such time your solution is deployed widely enough to significantly impact network operations, it’s unlikely to be a particularly relevant topic for discussion here.
>> Notable exception:  DMARC.  Broke email lists everywhere - including those that folks use to solve problems on the net. Heck, it broke the ietf email list.
> Indeed - while a self-inflicted injury on its customers, the network effects of massive operating scale effectively transition the problem space from private actor to public…
> hence not an notable exception, but an actual example of "deployed widely enough”

Hmmm....  But wasn't the initial impact of DMARC that so few senders of 
email had implemented it?  Also, the impact wasn't just on customers, 
but on trading partners & communities - communications being a two way 
street and all.

Miles Fidelman

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra

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