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Best Current Practices for Email Greylisting

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Last updated: 2011-12-06 (latest revision 2011-10-24)
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This memo describes best current practices for the art of email greylisting, the practice of providing temporarily degraded service to unknown email clients as an anti-abuse mechanism.


Murray Kucherawy <>

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