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Issue No.01 - January/February (2011 vol.15)
pp: 76-80
Mike Thomas ,
Dave Crocker , Brandenburg InternetWorking
Much controversy exists over the wisdom and usefulness of the Author Domain Signing Practices (ADSP) standard. ADSP publishes the signing practices that organizations adopt when using DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) when relaying mail for associated authors. This article considers the pros and cons of ADSP, with each side written by a participant in the development of the DKIM and ADSP standards.
ADSP, DKIM, e-mail authentication
Mike Thomas, Dave Crocker, "Author Domain Signing Practices (ADSP): Point and Counterpoint", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.15, no. 1, pp. 76-80, January/February 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.1
1. E. Allman et al., "DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Author Domain Signing Practices (ADSP)," IETF RFC 5617, Aug. 2009;
2. E. Allman et al., "DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Signatures," IETF RFC 4871, May 2007;
3. P. Mockapetris, "Domain Names — Implementation and Specification," IETF RFC 1035, Nov. 1987;
4. T. Hansen, D. Crocker, and P. Hallam-Baker, "DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Service Overview," IETF RFC 5585, July 2009;
5. J. McGibney and B. Dmitri, "A Trust Overlay Architecture and Protocol for Enhanced Protection against Spam," Proc. 2nd Int'l Conf. Availability, Reliability, and Security, IEEE CS Press, 2007, pp. 749–756.
6. D. Crocker, "Internet Mail Architecture," IETF RFC 5598, July 2009;
7. J. Klensin, "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol," IETF RFC 5321, Oct. 2008;
8. P. Resnick ed., "Internet Message Format," IETF RFC 5322, Oct. 2008;
9. Y. Shafranovich, J. Levine, and M. Kucherawy, "An Extensible Format for Email Feedback Reports," IETF RFC 5965, Aug. 2010;
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