[arin-ppml] (can you stand one more "non-deployment of IPv6) was [Fwd: an actual IPv6 spam]

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Mon Jan 4 11:11:02 EST 2010

I got this this morning on the SA mailing list, I thought
I might send it along as definitive proof that the Internet is
moving to IPv6.

When the spammers are starting to spam over IPv6, arguments that
IPv6 deployment is mainly theoretical seem pretty silly.


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: an actual IPv6 spam
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2010 10:21:02 -0500
From: Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com>
To: users at spamassassin.apache.org

(I realize that 3.2.5 does not grok v6 headers, and I believe this is
fixed in 3.3, so this is more of an observation than a complaint.)

Yesterday I received spam over IPv6 (and also TLS).  This is the first
one I've noticed, probably due to a compromised v6-capable machine, so I
thought it might be of interest to others:


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