Yahoo suggestions

Steve Campbell campbell at
Wed Mar 8 21:16:47 GMT 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ugo Bellavance" <ugob at>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: Yahoo suggestions

> Steve Campbell wrote:
>> I work at a newspaper, and it seem that many vaild contributors have and 
>> use yahoo accounts. After checking the logs, I find that about 
>> 99.9999999% emails sent from yahoo accounts are truly spam, but there is 
>> that small percentage that needs to get through. (Of course, these are 
>> always sent and blocked on deadline, so they say)
>> My problem is that all of these yahoo mailings seem to be hit by the same 
>> common rules like FORGED_YAHOO_RCVD and NO_REAL_NAME
>> and the like even though these are valid yahoo accounts. I realize that 
>> yahoo must be doing some non-standard manipulations, but how do others 
>> deal with this other than whitelisting accounts as I get called?
>> My MS is a little bit old, but do the newer versions deal with this or is 
>> this something that will just have to be? I certainly don't want to 
>> whitelist the entire domain!
> You may want to try the (experimental) DomainKeys support in SpamAssassin.

Where do I find out what this does? The SpamAssassin website only lists:
This is the DomainKeys plugin and it needs lots more documentation.

for a Description. What are domainkeys?

Thanks all for the help so far,

BTW, I'm using Sendmail

Steve Campbell
campbell at
Charleston Newspapers
> hth
>> Thanks
>> Steve Campbell
>> campbell at
>> Charleston Newspapers
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