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RE: recent spam to this list

Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Julian Mehnle <lists@mehnle.net> wrote:
> > It's about forging an e-mail sender's identity.  By preventing the
> > unauthorized use of domains as the sender domain of e-mails, most of
> > the practiced cases of identity forgery are prevented. [...]
> If I send an e-mail over mail.nusrf.at with envelope-from
> ametzler@logic.univie.ac.at I am _not_ forging anything or making
> "unauthorized use of domains"

Yes, you are.  The envelope-from address is not a reply-to address, it's a sender address.  If you are sending from mail.nusrf.at, you are not sending from logic.univie.ac.at.  So you should not specify <ametzler@logic.univie.ac.at> as the envelope-from address, or you'd be forging it.

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