[Operators] Fwd: RFC 5782 on DNS Blacklists and Whitelists
stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Apr 1 17:18:00 CDT 2010
This might be of interest given discussions a month or two ago on this
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Subject: RFC 5782 on DNS Blacklists and Whitelists
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:22:34 -0800 (PST)
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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: DNS Blacklists and Whitelists
Author: J. Levine
Date: February 2010
Mailbox: standards at taugh.com
I-D Tag: draft-irtf-asrg-dnsbl-08.txt
The rise of spam and other anti-social behavior on the Internet has
led to the creation of shared blacklists and whitelists of IP
addresses or domains. The DNS has become the de-facto standard
method of distributing these blacklists and whitelists. This memo
documents the structure and usage of DNS-based blacklists and
whitelists, and the protocol used to query them. This document
is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for
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