I thought some of you might appreciate this, so I pass it on....
[steve(_at_)avbooking(_dot_)com - Wed Jul 20 19:48:50 2005]:
name: Steve White
service: Just wanted to say something positive
other: I have recently setup SPF for my sites, this has really helped
to reduce incoming junk mail AND has removed all of the virus attacks
and junk pretending to be from my own domains.
I had a real problem with emails pretending to be from my domain (I
think someone thinks I am an ISP with thousands of users?).
Anyway, I just wanted to say thanks to you guys!
SPF is a real benefit to people, I hope everybody starts to use it!
Thanks. Do you mind if I post this to our spf-discuss mailing list?
Yes, thats fine by me and you can also include whatever you like from this
email including my name or the website.
However, I would prefer not to have my email address included in the
I kind of just wanted to say thanks to you guys. I am not sure if many
people bother to say thank you, but I really wanted to because SPF has
really helped to block virus attacks and a monster load of spam. Thats got
to be worth a thank you at the very least!
I was becoming really irritated with emails from my webmaster (which is me)
or from support (which is me) telling me that my account was about to be
terminated (most of these were carrying virus code). The most "amusing" spam
emails (if I can say amusing) were the ones pretending to be from the
webmaster, or whoever, at my domain that threatened to terminate my account
because the email address was being used for spamming (all of these were