[Mailman-Users] mailman, yahoo! and DKIM signatures
Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Thu Aug 25 09:13:34 CEST 2011
A user from charite.de is using the R-project mailinglist (mailman) to
ask a valid question about the R-Project
All our mails are DKIM signed.
Now a list member of the R-project mailinglist at Yahoo! uses the "This
is Spam" button to report the mail as unwanted, and subsequently I (as
postmaster for Charite) receive a spam complaint.
Yahoo! seems to "trust" the DKIM header and thus indentifies
charite.de as sender, but in fact it's the R-project mailinglist which
distributed the mail.
I would very much prefer *THEM* to receive the "spam"-complaints, since
there's nothing *I* can do (e.g. like unsubscribing the miscreants from the
So, shouldn't mailman strip existing DKIM headers before distributing
Geschäftsbereich IT | Abteilung Netzwerk
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Campus Benjamin Franklin
Hindenburgdamm 30 | D-12203 Berlin
Tel. +49 30 450 570 155 | Fax: +49 30 450 570 962
ralf.hildebrandt at charite.de | http://www.charite.de
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