All the M3AAWG Public Policy Comments are available fom the M3AAWG Public Policy page in this section.
These best practices and papers represent the cooperative efforts of M3AAWG members to provide the industry with recommendations and background information to improve messaging security and protect users. M3AAWG best practices are updated as needed and new documents are added as they become available.
MAAWG Overview of DNS Security - Port 53 Protection
This paper briefly discusses how an DNS attack works, the impact of this threat, proposes a solution and discusses the advantages and disadvantages from a technical, business and regulatory standpoint
M3AAWG Common Best Practices for Mitigating Large Scale Bot Infections in Residential Networks
Note: This M3AAWG best practices paper has been replaced by RFC 6561 Remediation of Bots in ISP Networks, March 2012 from the IETF.
Managing Port 25 for Residential or Dynamic IP Space Benefits of Adoption and Risks of Inaction
Recommendations include blocking unauthorized access to and from port 25, requiring authentication, and aggregating email traffic through a SMTP server that is controlled by the service provider
MAAWG Code of Conduct for Messaging System Operators
Outlines a voluntary set of principles for messaging system operators that discourages bulk messaging abuse of peer-to-peer messaging platforms