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Re: Misguided SPAM Filtering techniques

  • From: Al Iverson
  • Date: Mon Oct 22 10:38:20 2007

On 10/22/07, Suresh Ramasubramanian <[email protected]> wrote:
> On 10/22/07, William Herrin <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Do you publish SPF records so that remote sites can detect forgeries
> > claiming to be from your domain?
> In other words "Do you play russian roulette with your email"?
> John Levine's got something really good on this at

My take on it matches that of some of the commenters there...until
DKIM is used far and wide, and everybody catches up to using it, SPF
and Sender ID serve a useful purpose, and I would personally recommend
implementation for anyone sending email for any purpose.

Yes, it breaks forwarding.

Al Iverson
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