Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] Proposed Charter for the "SMTP Headers Unhealthy To User Privacy" WG (fwd)

Ted Lemon <> Wed, 02 December 2015 02:31 UTC

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Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 6:52 PM Al Iverson wrote:
> Is that a hobbyist configuration? Is it relevant? It sounds a bit like
> a cat and the hat both sharing a NAT. But in a very common high volume
> production email scenario used by email service providers, clients and
> types of mail are segregated by sending IP address.

My answer applies to both the gmail scenario and the private server scenario.   In both cases, putting my IP address in the Received header field means that my legitimate mail is more likely to be dropped as spam, not less likely.

> Noted that you don't. Just adding my voice: I do want it.

Correction: by "I do not want it," I mean "it do not want my mail legitimate getting dropped as spam," not "On a personal level, I don't like it."

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