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internetnews.com: Did AOL Jump the Gun With Sender ID?

Sep 17, 2004, 01:45 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Did AOL jump the gun in its decision Wednesday to ditch Sender ID and continue with its Sender Policy Framework (SPF) deployment in the battle against spam? Developments among working groups forming a new worldwide protocol for authenticating e-mail might deflect AOL's objections.

"As internetnews.com first reported Wednesday, AOL Spokesperson Nicholas Graham said the ISP was withdrawing its support for for the Sender ID protocol for two reasons: lack of support from the open source community and Microsoft's decision to discard one e-mail verification standard for another..."

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