[dmarc-discuss] A bit quiet?
roland.turner at trustsphere.com
Sun Oct 25 23:52:19 PDT 2015
J. Gomez wrote:
> How do you know the sender is trustworthy, if the email
> he sends is failing a DMARC check?
This question is an operational one that is out of scope for a protocol specification whose purpose is to facilitate interoperation of mechanisms (software). Operators will always make their own decisions about who to trust.
>Is this ARC thing a mechanism to know when it is safe to ignore
> the sender's DMARC policy of "p=reject"? And if it is such, shouldn't
> it be part of the DMARC standard?
ARC is still an experiment, working out whether it should pass through IETF as part of DMARC or as a separate specification is probably a little premature at this moment. I'd suggest that there are arguments both for and against doing so.
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