[conspire] Case study in modern forgery of SMTP headers, revisited

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Mon Aug 8 17:51:54 PDT 2016

On Aug 8, 2016, at 5:45 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> To sum:
> 1.  Netcom / Earthlink sucks epically about implementing modern
> anti-spoofing on its netcom.com domain.  Your several hours talking to
> helpdesk monkeys last November could not be reasonably expected to
> improve broken company IT infrastructure.  I mean, seriously, did you
> expect to have a serious conversation about mail forgery with their
> helpdesk?  And did you seriously expect them to fix anything?

Or, in short, do not subscribe netcom/earthlink/yahoo email addresses to lists because this kind of crap happens all the time, and that’s how spam gets onto email lists. Even better idea: don’t use broken email accounts. Free isn’t free if it pisses everyone off.


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