[aprssig] Broken Yahoo Source Policy

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 20:02:20 CST 2017


On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Kenneth Finnegan
<kennethfinnegan2007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 2:48 PM, Matthew Chambers <mchambers at showmeham.info>
> wrote:
>>
>> Ok, I have no idea what’s going on but someone on this thread has
>> something in their email that keeps dragging this whole thread into my spam
>> box?
>
>
> The issue is that Yahoo publishes a rather broken DMARC email source
> authentication policy so when anyone using Yahoo email posts to a mailing
> list that re-sends their email it gets flagged as spam since the email came
> from the mailing list's server instead of Yahoo's.
>
> For example, I never see any of Andrew, KA2DDO's replies to threads until I
> check my spam folder at the end of the month.
>
> Recommended solution for Yahoo users: Stop using Yahoo for email.

While it would be great if everyone stopped using Yahoo Mail, a more
practical solution can be implemented by the list administrator:
https://wiki.list.org/DEV/DMARC

Tom KD7LXL


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