[aprssig] Broken Yahoo Source Policy

Michael Barnes barnmichael at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 21:44:07 CST 2017


There are also posts from the address "spam8mybrain" that throws everything
in my spam folder. Plus the addresses that use gross profanity in the user
name. These kinds of people apparently do not want anyone reading their
posts, which is fine with me. If they use that kind of username, I don't
want to read what they have to say anyhow. Unfortunately, it pollutes the
entire thread and sends it all to the spam folder.

Michael


On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 6:02 PM, Tom Hayward <esarfl at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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