TMDA Re: [Gllug] New worm doing the rounds?

Doug Winter doug at
Wed Feb 18 16:13:21 UTC 2004

On Wed 18 Feb David Damerell wrote:
> On Wednesday, 18 Feb 2004, Doug Winter wrote:
> >You may think it's perfectly reasonable for DNS ownser to control which
> >servers can send email when their addresses are in their domains - it's
> >not an unreasonable position.  However, it does change one of the basic
> >freedoms that we have, to send email from any address we choose.
> We can send email from any address we choose whether or not we have
> SPF. The recipient may reject it on the basis of the originating IP
> address whether or not we have SPF. What's different?
> I don't like SPF very much, but this is bunk.

Are you suggesting that sending emails that aren't received is useful?

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