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RE: recent spam to this list

(Bernhard, please excuse the accidental CC!)

Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> * Riku Voipio <riku.voipio@iki.fi> [031012 20:25]:
> > Second hint: If you insist on your right to forge your email address,
> > anyone else can forge your address as well. Is that a right you really
> > need?
> It's about to *use* an e-mail address, not about forging one...

It's about forging an e-mail sender's identity.  By preventing the unauthorized use of domains as the sender domain of e-mails, most of the practiced cases of identity forgery are prevented.

> [...] I'm against this proposal [...]

Does this have a reason?  And if yes: which?

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