Re: Fw: Info from Bonnie on Elias Cooley

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:34:31 -0700

Actually, "undisclosed.recipients_at_johncooley.net" is a legit email
address. The filters just don't like the Blind CC's. I'd consider that a
failing of the filters except that they are merely flagging them.

-Michael

> I get all your emails, Bonnie.
>
> The "phishing" message isn't coming from the server. It's either being
> generated by your ISP or your email program. And it doesn't mean that the
> email bounced. They're not bouncing. It has just occurred to me what's
> probably happening:
>
> The outgoing mail server is reformatting the header information and is
> writing the "To"" field as "undisclosed.recipients" and all of the email
> addresses are written as Blind CC's. Spam filters are often configured to
> regard an email that has a To: field not having a legit email address with
> a bunch of Blind CC's attached to it as spam--because it is a common
> method used by spammers. What you're receiving is your copy of the list
> email--just as everyone on the list does--but the spam filters are warning
> you that the email was generated in a manner that is consistent with
> methods used by spammers.
>
> You can adjust the filters on your email client or through your provider.
> The easiest thing to do would to put the John Cooley Mailing List in your
> "white list." Or you can just ignore the warning since the emails are
> clearly legit.
>
> I probably need to rewrite the script. Creating it to send out BCC's is a
> lot easier than writing it to create X number of separate emails. The
> outgoing mail server does that anyway, but does it in a manner that makes
> spam filters think it could be spam.
>
> In brief: What you're receiving is the legit list emails. The spam filter
> you're using just finds its formatting suspicious.
>
> So...back to the Cooleys: Who are all these children found in Elias's
> household in 1840? Are they his step-children?
>
> -Michael
>
>> Michael, I sent this to the list for Bonnie but don't think it went
>> through as I did not receive it back.
>> Jane
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Jane Wisdom
>> To: John Cooley Mailing List
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:52 PM
>> Subject: Info from Bonnie on Elias Cooley
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Bonnie & Craig Lillywhite
>> To: Jane Wisdom
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:31 PM
>> Subject: Returned "phishing" emails
>>
>>
>> Well, I tried again but no luck getting anything through to Michael. I
>> have more info on Elias Cooley. His first wife was Nancy R Bunch. They
>> married 7 Jan 1852 in Chariton County, MO. Nancy md 1) a Mr Turner. The
>> son listed as Clinton is really Dewitt Clinton Cooley b Jan 1861, prob
>> in
>> Chariton County, MO and d 22 Sep 1915 in Owasso, Tulsa, OK.
>> If you could forward that to Michael, I'd appreciate that.
>> I don't know what I'm doing or not doing as far as sending them from my
>> computer, but it just always comes back to me marked as a "Phishing"
>> email.
>> Bonnie
>>
>>
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