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Re: Computer Question -- Spoofed e-mails

To: Matt Trebelhorn <>,
Subject: Re: Computer Question -- Spoofed e-mails
From: Doug Braun <>
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 17:04:59 -0800 (PST)
I have been having exactly the same problem with my
domain ( for several months.  And
as far as I have been able to tell, there is indeed
nothing that you can do about it.  It
is a fundamental weakness of the email protocols:
there is no way to check the correctness of the "from"


--- Matt Trebelhorn <> wrote:

> My fiancee and I both have our own domains.  She has
> her e-mail  
> forwarded to a webmail account; I use a POP3
> account.
> Recently, we've both been getting messages bounced
> back to us that we  
> never sent.  It appears that spammers are spoofing
> our addresses.   
> The domain registration service we use -- who also
> provides the  
> forwarding service and POP3 account -- says there's
> really nothing  
> they can do.
> Is there really nothing to do -- or does step #1
> involve getting a  
> better registrar?

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