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  • New Tool To Battle Spam? – DKIM

    Posted on May 25th, 2007 Andy Parkes 2 comments

    The BBC is reporting about industry backing for a tool to battle spam

    It’s called DomainKeys Identified Mail and works by using digital signatures.

    The organisation that is setting this up can be found here

    Nice idea in practise but first thing that sprang to mind was

    “What happened to Sender ID & SPF?”

    There is a page on the site buy ativan from india that shows who is backing the standard and you’ll notice there is no Microsoft or Google on the list.

    Will this be an idea that comes to the fore? or will it just fall away and everyone will forget about it in six months?

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    Andy Parkes is Technical Director at Coventry based IT support company IBIT Solutions. He is also Microsoft Partner Area Lead for 2012-2013 and coordinates AMITPRO which is a peer group for IT Professionals in the Midlands area. He also isn't a fan of describing himself in the third person.

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    2 Responses to “New Tool To Battle Spam? – DKIM”

    1. DKIM is not an anti-spam technique, at least not directly. We need other pieces of the puzzle before it’s useful for fighting spam. See m’blog for more.

    2. Thanks Richi,

      I didn’t technically say it was an anti-spam tool
      😉

      Thanks for the blog link though…very interesting reading

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