Bob Hoffman bob at bobhoffman.com
Wed Sep 24 21:05:53 UTC 2008


> That's probably the reason why much spam has valid spf 
> records. Get yourself a throwaway domain, so you're getting 
> through the domain check and give that domain a valid spf 
> record which allows all machines in the world to send mail 
> for that domain. Voilà - valid SPF record.
> That's why I asked which problem SPF is trying to solve.
> Ralph

Then you would get greeylisted, then blacklisted since they can trace the
domain and ip for sure....
It is helpful to let them know mail is not from you...however, if a spammer
were to legitimize him/herself, then I would assume blacklist of ip and
domain would soon follow everywhere.

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