Tag Archives: MAAWG

Email Mythology, Part I: Goddesses of Email Deliverability

Abuse, Ask the Experts, ISP - March 21, 2011 - 2 Comments

The world of email deliverability seems, at first glance, to bear little resemblance to Greek mythology. However, there are some similarities. In the email industry, many dedicated professionals use their talents to make sure that email keeps progressing as new innovations come to light.

A guide for new ESP abuse representatives at MAAWG

A guide for new ESP abuse representatives at MAAWG

Abuse - November 15, 2010 - Comments Off

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Sally from the email marketing company MadMimi while attending our MAAWG meeting in Washington DC. She asked if we would post this for her to the blog. ********************************************************************************** Laura from Word to the…

Ethonomics:  Emails' Next Frontier

Ethonomics: Emails' Next Frontier

Legal/Regulatory - November 10, 2010 - 3 Comments

Moving forward within our email solar system, we can begin to make out the next frontier on the horizon. At the center of this brave new world is a term that remains relatively obscure today: Ethonomics, or the study of…

The coming Gold Rush with Domain-Based Reputation

The coming Gold Rush with Domain-Based Reputation

ISP, Reputation - November 16, 2009 - 3 Comments

So, what are the benefits to a solid domain-based reputation? What are the ramifications of a suspect domain? Will an ESP still send for me if my domain reputation is less than stellar? How will the actions of my subscribers…

One in Six Consumers Act on Spam

One in Six Consumers Act on Spam

Uncategorized - July 15, 2009 - Comments Off

Wow, we really will buy anything that is one to a customer… I had the pleasure of working on a study (beware large file) that was just released today by the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working group (MAAWG) titled, “A Look at…

CAUCE North America Announces Renewed Corporate Sponsorship By Return Path Inc

CAUCE North America Announces Renewed Corporate Sponsorship By Return Path Inc

Abuse, Current Affairs, Reputation - June 8, 2009 - Comments Off

As a Director with CAUCE I’m happy to share this news – Original source CAUCE NA Cauce North America Inc.–The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (http://www.CAUCE.org)–Today announced at The Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group meeting (MAAWG) that it has received additional…

Inconsistencies with inbound traffic across ISPs

Inconsistencies with inbound traffic across ISPs

Best Practices, ISP - March 2, 2009 - Comments Off

These results should NOT be a surprise to ANYONE here, but Return Path ran a study to find out if Internet Service Providers (ISPs) treat IPs differently when it comes to filtering decisions. You should consider that these results are…

MAAWG Time Again

MAAWG Time Again

Uncategorized - January 21, 2009 - Comments Off

MAAWG (Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group) has solidified its plan for the Spring ’09 Meeting in San Francisco. Our friends over at Message Systems, as well as Cloudmark and Symantec, will be sponsors at this February’s event. I can personally say…

The Root of All Email

The Root of All Email

Uncategorized - October 6, 2008 - Comments Off

GREAT piece from our friend J.D. Falk of Return Path. Please take some time out to read this. http://www.returnpath.net/blog/2008/10/the-root-of-all-email.php -Dennis Eloqua Don’t Just Send, Deliver!

FBL Mantra

FBL Mantra

Best Practices, Metrics, Unsubscribe - September 28, 2008 - Comments Off

So last week we had a GREAT time in Fort Lauderdale Fl for the 14th General meeting of MAAWG. I can’t really talk too much about what goes on to those who are NOT members since that is the rules,…

MAAWG's Latest Documents Improve Accuracy of Reputation Systems

MAAWG's Latest Documents Improve Accuracy of Reputation Systems

Best Practices - July 3, 2008 - 1 Comment

So this links to the Forwarded email not working post I did yesterday. Our good friend J.D. Falk gave a GREAT overview of those new MAAWG best practice documents I spoke of. MAAWG’s Latest Documents Improve Accuracy of Reputation Systems…

My forwarded email is not working!

My forwarded email is not working!

Best Practices, ISP - July 2, 2008 - 1 Comment

Ever wonder why your email that is being forwarded from AOL to your GMAIL account never makes it sometimes? ISP’s can sometimes forward unwanted email or viruses without knowing it when users of their services set up such features. This…

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