1993-02-02 - Re: Remailer abuse?

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From: Brad Huntting <huntting@glarp.com>
To: Eric Hughes <hughes@soda.berkeley.edu>
Message Hash: 2840ace608a098998405c10ba44a5b615da43e70a0d515ebd44e82b3f25b807e
Message ID: <199302020039.AA00440@misc.glarp.com>
Reply To: <9302020002.AA18305@soda.berkeley.edu>
UTC Datetime: 1993-02-02 00:41:08 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 1 Feb 93 16:41:08 PST

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From: Brad Huntting <huntting@glarp.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 93 16:41:08 PST
To: Eric Hughes <hughes@soda.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Re: Remailer abuse?
In-Reply-To: <9302020002.AA18305@soda.berkeley.edu>
Message-ID: <199302020039.AA00440@misc.glarp.com>
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> The original remailer I wrote added the header field Remailed-By to indicate this.

Custom headers in RFC822 messages must begin with "X-".  Making up
new headers that dont begin with "X-" is unnessary and violates
the standard.

> You could also use another standard 822 field, Sender, as follows:

> 	Sender: anonymous remailing service <remailer@host>

Unfortunatly, some broken mail user agents reply to "Sender" instead
of "From" or "Reply-To" (which also violates the standard).