Anybody here from yahoo, or a good contact? [was Re: anybody seeing mail problems sending to]

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at
Sat Jan 4 19:35:48 UTC 2014

Based on a couple of responses saying that other people are seeing this, 
and I'm still getting these....

  - anybody here from yahoo who might be able to respond?  Or does 
anybody have a good contact at Yahoo's postmaster dept?


Miles Fidelman

Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I run a few small email lists that have some yahoo users on them - and 
> I just started getting complaints about receiving multiple copies of 
> messages.
> In looking into it, I've found 1000s of log entries along the 
> following lines, all from the past 5 days or so:
> Jan  4 09:23:51 server1 postfix/smtp[1462]: 3BA39CC094: lost 
> connection with[] while sending end 
> of data -- message may be sent more than once
> It's not one of their standard anti-spam errors, and mail is arriving 
> (multiple copies no less) - so it doesn't look like this is 
> intentional blocking.
> So... I'm wondering if  anybody else is seeing this, and if anybody 
> has a postmaster contact at yahoo (postmaster at, of course, 
> auto-replies with a pointer to a useless web form).
> Thanks,
> Miles Fidelman

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