[Cryptography] SUBMIT is not SMTP, was IAB Statement on Internet Confidentiality

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Nov 19 20:03:31 EST 2014

On Wed, 19 Nov 2014, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:

> This is the cryptography list.  I think we can have naive discussion of 
> email protocols and infrastructure somewhere else.

OK, I'll try and drag it back to cryptography, so...

>  *  While this could have been nefarious, it is far more likely an
>     anti-spam measure.  Of course opinions about whether anti-spam
>     measures by ISPs are nefarious or not vary.

Is there any evidence of spammers using STARTTLS?  That would take an 
unbelievable amount of sophistication on their (the spamware authors) 

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Bliss is a MacBook with a FreeBSD server."
http://www.horsfall.org/spam.html (and check the home page whilst you're there)

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