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Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Oct 2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By BritTim
I agree that the required verification is...

I agree that the required verification is strange. On the other hand, it would not be difficult to successfully complete verification by temporarily changing the domain alias destination, verifying,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Oct 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
15 years ago, even 10 years ago, this was a...

15 years ago, even 10 years ago, this was a legitimate argument. At the time, commonly adopted standards had no protection against email spoofing. The adoption by most serious email services of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Oct 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
As is often the case, assuming you can simplify...

As is often the case, assuming you can simplify features like this successfully starts to break down when you consider the situation with care. Suppose company.com decided to host its email at...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Oct 2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
There is no problem with your use case. What is...

There is no problem with your use case. What is intended to be blocked is a wildcard of *@letterboxes.org, which would allow you to spoof someone else's email address when sending an email.
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Oct 2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
In the example you have given, I think the...

In the example you have given, I think the planned changes are reasonable. A wildcard alias that allows you to send messages identifying you as someone you are not while using a Fastmail domain is...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Oct 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
The main use case is where you cover for someone...

The main use case is where you cover for someone else, and want to be able to reply to emails copied to you, having the reply go back to the original sender. In this kind of situation, the wildcard...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Oct 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,110
Posted By BritTim
Thank you for chiming in. This all seems...

Thank you for chiming in. This all seems reasonable, but there is an edge case that could be an issue.

Consider an alias for a colleague's account, where you are also allowed to send on behalf of...
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