Yahoo and Latin

Mary Sue Ittner
Thu, 14 Feb 2008 08:44:58 PST
For the record, we don't really know why people who have Yahoo email 
accounts have messages that are bouncing. It may have nothing to do with 
specific words in the message.  With the huge amount of spam that is 
clogging the Internet, providers are always trying to find ways of 
eliminating it before it gets delivered. These methods have to be 
continually upgraded as the spammers find new ways of getting around them. 
Not all of the Yahoo accounts were disabled. Administrators only get 
notices of bounces after the bounce score reaches 5 which means we have no 
idea whether people on this list are getting all of the messages until they 
have missed quite a few.

The message we got as the reason for the bounce that triggered the 
subscribers who were disabled was that there had been a complaint and that 
messages were temporarily blocked. It was a canned message so I'm not sure 
what it meant. Complaints by who and for what was not clear. In the past 
when we were on I got a notice of all of the bounces. Yahoo had 
more bounces that some of the other providers but I don't know if that is 
still true.

When Comcast rejected all the pbs list messages we later found out that 
Comcast was rejecting everything from since one person on 
another list had complained that he or she was not unsubscribed from a list 
after requesting this to happen. PBS subscribers who contacted Comcast 
asking to get the pbs list messages were given different solutions by the 
different support members they talked to.

I've looked at some of the Yahoo subscribers since all of this happened and 
there have been a few bounces since, but obviously some of the mail is 
getting through. So it does not seem that all message are being blocked so 
I think that each subscriber who is having a problem probably needs to 
contact their ISP provider for help.

Mary Sue

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