open letter to earthlink & comcast please publish SPF data

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at
Tue Jul 18 03:30:48 UTC 2006

Earthlink was the second major ISP to [publicly] do the right thing
and dump their spf records.

We, I am happy to say, were the first ISP to do that.

For more, take a look at

You seriously think SPF is going to help you do that, Mark?


On 7/18/06, Mark Jeftovic <markjr at> wrote:
> So how about publishing some SPF data on your domain so
> those so inclined can use it toward reducing the ungodly amounts of
> backscatter you guys must get (and which causes you to tarpit other
> carriers and forwarders)
> Same goes for comcast.
> Even a softfail ~all will help out buckets.

Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at

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