[Mimedefang] GMail (was Re: stripping Received headers based on authentication)

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Feb 18 08:23:41 EST 2010

Les Mikesell wrote:

> How can it possibly matter if my laptop is sending from a Panera Bread
> hotspot or a hotel room where it hasn't been before and probably won't
> be again?  Any decision you make based on that information is almost
> certainly going to be wrong or biased by unrelated things done by other
> people at some other time. The relevant piece of information is that I
> authenticated to the server that sent the message.

It's my decision to make, not Google's.  And anyway, if you used SMTP
rather than HTTP to submit the message, I *would* know your IP address.

Anyway... let's kill this thread because we will never agree.



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