Gmail Jibes With Yahoo To Fight Spam

Google’s free e-mail service, Gmail, has begun using antispam technology supported heavily by archrival Yahoo. Messages from Gmail sent Monday indicated that they were encoded with DomainKeys technology, as evidenced by logs in the message headers. When an e-mail header from a Gmail message was opened, a code reading DomainKey-Signature appeared. DomainKeys is a technology backed by Yahoo that tries to cross-check e-mail messages to verify their origination. The idea is to thwart e-mail spoofers, which are spam messages that pretend to be from legitimate Internet addresses

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