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Date:      Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:18:02 -0600
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Invalid DKIM signatures in this list
Message-ID:  <5ee38937-1609-6eef-452e-30bd57746fb1@kicp.uchicago.edu>
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On 11/27/18 8:30 AM, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, November 26, 2018 22:31, Victor Sudakov wrote:
>> John R. Levine wrote:
>>>> The problem is: The signature was not broken until FreeBSD's list
>>>> manager
>>>> touched the body.
>>>
>>> Yes, we all know that.  We knew that a decade ago when we wrote the
>>> DKIM specs.  That is not news.
>>
>> Do you mean nobody cares? RFC6377 is dated September 2011, for all
>> these years nobody has tried to do something about FreeBSD's MLM
>> breaking
>> signatures?
>>
>> OK, fine.
>>
> 
> A lot of people cared.  You can visit the IETF mailing list and read
> through the reams of discussion regarding the negative impact that
> DKIM would have on mailing lists.
> 

Indeed. Even paper mail (e.g. USnail) does not authenticate sender. 
Except for certified mail (which still does not fully authenticate 
sender, or does it?). Otherwise we would pay instead of 47 cents 4 
dollars and 70 cents per stamp ;-)

Valeri

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