Yahoo email addresses

To: Russell Woodford <>, "" <>
Subject: Yahoo email addresses
From: Sonja Ross <>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:10:29 +1000
Hi Russell,

Thanks for letting us know about this.

I have a Yahoo account which I use as my main one, and I would send feedback to 
Yahoo as it would be very inconvenient, but how does one do this?  Getting 
touch with free services doesn't seem to be easy!


On 13/04/2014, at 1:02 PM, Russell Woodford <> wrote:

> Hi all
> Yahoo have recently made some under-the-hood changes to its email service. 
> Essentially, it is telling OTHER email servers to reject messages from Yahoo 
> accounts if the sending mail server is not Yahoo. 
> What this potentially means is that if someone sends a message to Birding-Aus 
> from a Yahoo account, all other mail servers will be told to reject the 
> message because it comes from and not Eventually 
> this might mean that many of those incoming mail servers will block 
> and finally that address will get blacklisted right across 
> the internet. 
> Experts in the mailing list world have responded with some concern that this 
> move by Yahoo may render mailing lists inoperable. 
> We will wait to see what happens. Yahoo have broken an internet standard by 
> doing this so they may relent. Or they may say they are big enough to ignore 
> accepted internet policy. If they do this then we may have to block Yahoo 
> accounts from send messages to birding-aus - this may happen with most lists. 
> I'd suggest Yahoo account holders send feedback to Yahoo. Or get another we 
> mail address. 
> Regards 
> Russell Woodford
> birding-aus owner
> Sent from my iPhone
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