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Spamhaus .mail TLD - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
by bucy at 11:19 am EDT, Apr 9, 2004

] 24) Again, how will you stop spammers from forging this
] domain?
] Nothing can stop a spammer from forging a .mail
] domain, but the entire TLD DNS system - the thing that
] controls all domains under this TLD - is run by the
] Sponsor Organization. What this means is that a system
] that tests to see if the connecting .mail domain is a
] valid, "no spam" domain, will be able to spot an attempt
] to forge it right at the start of the SMTP transaction.
] Attempts to forge can be rejected on the spot, or passed
] on to further spam-filter checks.

They need to publish a RFC-level document detailing how this
would work. I think they're saying a mail from
would have an envelope sender of The
receiving MTA can then check that the connecting host really
is and if so, let the mail through.

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