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29 May 2015

Another German court says Adblock can keep blocking ads Internet
Adblock Plus is a very popular little program that plugs into your web browser. As its name suggests, it keeps ads from appearing in your web browser. While users love it, advertisers and some webmasters hate it. Its authors, Eyeo, are a small German company that has been sued in German courts several times, and won every time. This week a Munich court ruled in its favor again.

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11 May 2015

The theory of e-mail reputation Email
The IETF is once again wrestling with e-mail authentication and reputation, this time in the context of
DMARC, particularly the long running issue of DMARC vs. mailing lists. We have a bunch of proposals with various techniques of signing messages, asking various parties who is authorized to send what. Some of them seem workable, but a lot aren't. I have found that a few basic rules that apply to any reputation scheme make it a lot easier to evaluate whether a proposal can work.

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