TECHNOLOGY: AntiSPAM tactic that Yahoo misses

Here’s a spam that I received at my Yahoo account. It purports to be from a Yahoo user id. BUT, if it didn’t originate entirely inside Yahoo, then Yahoo should be able to NUKE it before it hits my inbox. Seems simple to me?

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Return-Path: <>

Authentication-Results:; domainkeys=neutral (no sig)

Received: from (EHLO ( by with SMTP; Thu, 20 Nov 2008 21:25:19 -0800

Received: from User ([]) by with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959); Fri, 21 Nov 2008 05:17:48 +0000

Reply-To: <>



Add sender to Contacts

Subject: Question about Item – Respond Now

Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 23:24:41 -0600

MIME-Version: 1.0

Content-Type: text/html; charset=”Windows-1251″

Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit



Message-ID: <>

Content-Length: 10368

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