SPF sucks

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Thu Jul 5 05:22:07 MDT 2007


On 04 Jul 2007, at 15:52, Hans Fugal wrote:

> How much money has been wasted in the fight against spam? If we had  
> had
> the foresight to get it right in the first place (whatever that may  
> have
> been/be) how much (1) cost and (2) results and (3) happy customers  
> would
> we have today? Never understimate doing it right.
>
> As for SPF, it's not only an imperfect solution (which would be  
> benign),
> it's broken and breaks things *for other people*. The responsible  
> thing
> is to not use it.
>

That is ok, because the "Body that spawned the internet wants to  
rebuild it":

http://www.engadget.com/2007/06/29/darpa-wants-to-build-a-better- 
internet/

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/it/news/2005/06/68004



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