[Operators] Fwd: RFC 5782 on DNS Blacklists and Whitelists

Peter Saint-Andre 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
list...

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Subject: RFC 5782 on DNS Blacklists and Whitelists
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:22:34 -0800 (PST)
From: rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org
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        RFC 5782

        Title:      DNS Blacklists and Whitelists
        Author:     J. Levine
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2010
        Mailbox:    standards at taugh.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 25296
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-irtf-asrg-dnsbl-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5782.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
informational purposes.

This document is a product of the IRTF.


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