Yahoo Developing Open Source Server Software For Spam-Resistant E-Mail

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Mon Dec 15 13:20:15 GMT 2003

On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 11:19:00 +0000, you wrote:

>I can see it being a feature that people just see the headers and assume
>"it's got a domainkeys header and therefore must be valid" while never
>actually bothering to check the validity because they have no way of doing
>so. All the spammers add likely-looking random strings as a domainkeys
>header in all the mail they send, and all you have succeeded in doing is
>making every spam message a bit bigger.

At first I would (especially with Yahoo involved) start tagging messages
with domainkey headers as supicisous.

Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
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