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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: Discussion side point: levels of Trust
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 07:43:15 GMT
> Matthias Leisi wrote:
> >1) This advice:
> >| Tue Jun 10 14:55:36 2008 [72096] dbg: conf: trusted_networks are not
> >| configured; it is recommended that you configure trusted_networks
> >manually
> >
> >should not be ignored. Setting trusted_networks would slightly reduce
> >the number of DNS lookups and can avoid all sorts of funny error
> >situations.

On 11.06.08 17:46, Linda Walsh wrote:
>     How does one decided on 'trust'?  I.e. I think it would be
> useful to assign a probability to "Trust" at the least.

It's completely up to you. You must decide who do you trust for not spamming
and not faking IP address they (possibly) relay mail from.

>  I mean do I put
> my ISP in my trusted server list?   -- suppose they start partnering with
> an ad-firm?  Or.. get bought-out? ... I probably won't know most of their
> internal politics...  ISP's in some eastern state have already committed to
> filtering arbitrary sites based on local values and arbitrary listing
> policies(?)  This whole 'save-the-child-porn' shtick the government is
> using as a necessary excuse to violate computer privacy is unacceptable.

Do as you wish, however correctly set trusted and internal networks may
lower the number of DNS lookups and lower number of FPs/FNs.

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