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[aprssig] APRS<=>E-mail

Rusty Hemenway nnn0fjk at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 16:22:09 UTC 2009


I think a character count should be also be developed.  We don't want people
sending 30 line email messages over APRS. 

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
Of Ben Jackson
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 8:11 AM
To: aprssig at tapr.org; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS<=>E-mail


On 1/5/2009, "Gregory A. Carter" <gcarter at openaprs.net> wrote:


>If there is interest in this I'll whip something up and impliment it, let
me
>know on or off list...

Since you asked... You're pretty much right on the money. Coming from an
infosec standpoint, I think there should be a two-stage authentication
for incoming e-mail:

* User specifies what e-mail addresses can send him mail.
* Authorized users need to enter a "password" in the subject line for
each message.

This way this snuffs any kind of "accidental" leakage of spam-ish
material onto the APRS network.

~Ben

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