email spam

Eric Tykwinski eric-list at
Wed Aug 24 02:20:13 UTC 2022


Not only that, did they even follow their own rules, I’ve been fighting with, the Pennsylvania train authority, and, the New Jersey transit toll collectors about invalid SPF records for years, and they literally don’t give a shit.  If they say to put it in spam, well than that is their own fault.


Eric Tykwinski
TrueNet, Inc.
P: 610-429-8300

> On Aug 23, 2022, at 10:00 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists at> wrote:
> Without saying why the mail was blocked (dumb content filter looking for porn? a spamhaus listing because the police server was hacked? something else?) that’s not going to help too much.
> I’ve been spam filtering stuff at large providers since the late 90s and it never gets any easier to block 100% spam or let 100% legit mail through.
> —srs
> --srs
> From: NANOG < at> on behalf of William Herrin <bill at>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 7:03:52 AM
> To: nanog at <nanog at>
> Subject: email spam
> Hello,
> To folks at places like Google and Godaddy which have gotten, shall we
> say, overzealous about preventing spam from entering their systems,
> consider the risk:
> <>
> "Chesterfield County police said emails notifying Fairfax County
> Public Schools that an employee was arrested and charged with
> soliciting prostitution from a minor were not delivered to the school
> system."
> Long story short, the pedo kept his school job another year and a half.
> There was once a time when both the outbound emails and the bounce
> messages when they failed... worked. It was a spammy place but the
> important emails got through.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin

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