Should projects use ? Do they contradict pro-freedom principles? In this article we outline the benefits, both practical and philosophical, and explain our own strategy lightmeter.io/why-trademark-op (Thanks to @ShaneCurcuru@mastodon.network for inspiration!)

Mail client/service Hey.com adds "email to blog" feature for all customers, including email notifications for blog subscribers. A first for a mail hosting service? world.hey.com/jason/hey-world-

Yandex Employee Caught Selling Access to Users' Email Inboxes, 4,887 email accounts breached. "notified affected mailbox owners to change their passwords" — no kidding! thehackernews.com/2021/02/yand

New addon "" adds very pretty usage statistics on your email management habits, including date and contact filtering, and folder and temporal distribution Via @ghacks and @CaschysBlog ghacks.net/2021/02/15/thirdsta

The Lightmeter February newsletter is out featuring a month's worth of articles and social media news wrapped up in a slick single digest. Subscribe ➡️ You've got mail 📬 lightmeter.io/february-2021-ne

Lightmeter 1.3.0 released: News alerts for email and global network disruption are now included on your Observatory dashboard, and log processing speed gets boosted lightmeter.io/release-notes-1-

"The digital ad ecosystem is about to change…Mobile ID permissions and 3rd party cookies are crumbling — the email address will become the de facto user ID". @OnlyInfluencers imagines email's coming golden age for onlyinfluencers.com/email-mark

And Lightmeter is now available in Greek 🇬🇷! Thank you Kristina Keivanai for your single-handed language success 💃 Check it out: translate.lightmeter.io/langua

Mozilla outlines audacious 6 month feature roadmap, including support(!), rewritten contact management, richer email editor (with & markdown), improved support, and more ghacks.net/2021/02/10/thunderb

A release candidate for Lightmeter 1.3.0 (RC2) is ready for testing. Several user-reported fixes included as usual (thank you! 💌). Final due next week. Details 👉 lightmeter.io/release-candidat

Nice 4-minute introduction to ARC (Authenticated Received Chain) from Postmark, or how to stop forwarded emails and from failing . Hint: use ! postmarkapp.com/blog/what-is-a

Inbox security systems asleep on the job? One mail *client* is supplementing mailserver security: introduces their own background remote mailserver checker for mobile users. Valid- not required (why 😩) androidpolice.com/2021/02/03/e

login credentials stolen via campaign orchestrated via Google Firebase, with embedded iFrame to hide real origin of O365-themed pages, successfully bypasses Microsoft's own spam detection threatpost.com/microsoft-offic

The "largest ever" database of user passwords has been published for free on a public forum, paired with 3.2 billion unique email addressed, collected from combined pre-existing sources. It includes a convenient querying script cybernews.com/news/largest-com

Importing a medium size logset just got >50% faster thanks to this database caching merge request (from 30 to 14 seconds) 🐇💨 gitlab.com/lightmeter/controlc

Today's Lightmeter 1.2.0 release includes a whole new way to interpret mail logs; it's called Ray Chaser (rhymes with mail tracer Winking face) and here's what it can do for your monitoring and lightmeter.io/introducing-ray-

Lightmeter 1.2.0 is out! Introducing a new email tracing system for more accurate delivery stats, support for mailservers, and nightly images. Something fun for the weekend 🏍️ lightmeter.io/release-notes-1-

Ex-FBI agent gets 12 month suspended prison term for falsifying contents of an email used to obtain a warrant, which enabled surveillance of a Trump campaign advisor. / signatures, anyone? politico.com/news/2021/01/29/f

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@lightmeter Looks like it was just fixed:

Domain Name: SPAMCOP.NET
Registry Domain ID: 3340109_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.enom.com
Registrar URL: enom.com
Updated Date: 2021-01-31T16:04:06Z

Major disruption and peaking bounces today as Spamcop loses control of its domain, and valid IPs are listed on RBLs. Did their domain renewal mail get junked? reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments

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