New Tool To Battle Spam? – DKIM

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 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. Formerly, coordinator of AMITPRO and Microsoft Partner Area Lead for 2012-2013. He also isn't a fan of describing himself in the third person.

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