[ILUG] Reminder: Please Respond to S.'s Invitation
mrvestek at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 15:32:50 GMT 2009
I think you'd want to revise that opinion a little. The big players like
Eircom, the Imagine group and Irish Broadband have already put these
practises in place already to reduce spam levels.
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Colm Buckley <colm at tuatha.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Rory Browne <rbmlist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Fair enough, but I assumed that if they faked the from address, then
>> > filter would reject it as having a faked-from field.
>> How would it tell? Use of SPF records isn't really widespread enough to
>> have good spoof detection. There's nothing tricky about "faking" a from:
>> field; there is simply no authentication built into SMTP.
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