[SURBL-Discuss] Whitelist all Bonded Senders?

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Sep 9 01:38:28 CEST 2004

On Wednesday, September 8, 2004, 6:01:35 AM, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Jeff Chan wrote:
>> are there any whitehat organizations we should consider
>> looking at for "whitening" like Bonded Sender?

> As I said, check out <http://iadb.isipp.com/iadbcodes.php>,
> maybe you can use it somehow.
>                              Bye, Frank

Hmm Interesting:


> The ISIPP Accreditation Database (IADB) is a DNS list of the
> domains and/or IP addresses of senders who either a) meet
> ISIPP's criteria as determined by background, reference, and
> other checks ("non-vouched listings"), or b) are personally
> known to ISIPP to meet the criteria and to be good Internet
> mailing citizens, and for whom we will thus vouch ("vouched
> listings"). Email receivers (ISPs and spam filters) check the
> IADB in realtime, as they are receiving email from the sender,
> to determine such information as the sender's SPF status, the
> opt-in policies of the sender, and whether the sender
> participates in best practices organizations or is known to
> ISIPP as a "best practices sender". 

>Note that the IADB is not a whitelist ("you should accept all
>email from these sites just because we say so") and it is
>definitely not a blocklist ("you shouldn't accept any mail from
>these sites just because we say so"). It is a judgement-neutral
>list, asserting that those listed there-in meet certain
>standards and/or are personally known to ISIPP to be responsible

Since you're checking out Bonded Sender, can you request a zone
transfer or rsync from these guys too so we can check their data?


Jeff C.

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