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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
> http://www.circleid.com/posts/spf_loses_mindshare/

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.

Regards,
Al Iverson
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