MIcrosoft opens up Sender ID

Faced with criticism over licensing requirements, Microsoft has decided to release the Sender ID Framework under its Open Specification Promise.

This makes a lot of sense. Sender ID has long been the subject of controversy, and since a sizable portion of email servers are already open source, this may just lead to some adoption. We all just want some standards, and regardless of whether Sender ID and SPF are the answer, this is a step in that [right] direction.

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