no more "Send through Gmail" option

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Mon Sep 8 15:24:24 UTC 2014


>It is Google's problem. Because they need to check every time, before sending, if they
>are allowed to send emails. Otherwise they would/could be spamming (depends on your
>favorite definition of spam).

Sort of.  This is related to the great DMARC debacle earlier this
year, in which Yahoo and AOL took a reasonable anti-phishing tool and
repurposed it to sort of close the barn door after each had separate
huge thefts of user credentials and address books, with horrible
consequences to mailing lists and legitimate third party mailers.

For more details, see http://jl.ly/Email/aoldmarc.html

R's,
John


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