Anti-spam standard body dismantled

Friday, 24 September 2004, 12:15 AM EST

The Internet Engineering Task Force has disbanded its anti-spam working group, MTA Authorization Records In DNS working group, in part because of an intellectual-property row surrounding Microsoft's Sender ID proposal.

The decision means the end for the IETF's original plan to back a single standard for authenticating the senders of e-mail messages, a way of stemming the address forgery commonly exploited by junk e-mailers and other scam artists.

By Matthew Broersma at Info World.

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