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Re: MTS transparency and anonymity
> > We've found that SMTP call-back return path verification is quite
> > effective, though it has very nasty behaviour for the victims of joe jobs.
> I have somewhat different experience - I've found that SMTP call-back
> verification often produces unnecessary failures, as it's not unusual for
> the sender's SMTP server to fail to respond promptly even though the
> message is legitimate.
Oh yes, I didn't say it was easy to use and without interop problems :-)
But they can be mitigated with judicious use of exemption lists etc.
> [bounce address verification] Though IMHO all of these systems are
> "not ready for prime time" and it's way too early to try to avoid
> duplicating effort.
Indeed. Which is why I'm working on my own flavour of the idea so we get
as many data points as possible.
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