Have Yahoo! gone pink?

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Wed Mar 29 22:51:11 UTC 2006

On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> Received: from EXCHG01-DUB.Europe.Search.Corpsys.P4pnet.net
> (cluster01-dub.europe.search.corpsys.p4pnet.net [])
> 	by mrout3.yahoo.com (8.13.4/8.13.4/y.out) with ESMTP id k2FIupeH049008;
> 	Wed, 15 Mar 2006 10:56:52 -0800 (PST)
> Hey, what do you know... if you trust both uksolutions.net and yahoo.com's
> Received: lines, it didn't originate at Yahoo - it came from p4pnet.net. ;)
> (A fine demonstration of the difference between being truthful and being 
> helpful :)

Only problem with that is is part of
NetRange: -

So even if you did trust that Received line, it still had to come from 
inside yahoo.com (unless someone briefly announced some of 
and yahoo both accepted the route and relayed for it).

AFAIK, from other lists, Yahoo is aware of this screwup (disclaiming 
responsibility for and is working on it.

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