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Tulsi v. Google: 1st amended complaint

Friday the Tusli Gabbard campaign filed the expected first amended complaint against Google for suspending her adwords account immediately after the first Democratic debate. A full copy of the complaint is available. First reading is that it’s only slightly better written than the first complaint. The document reads to me more like a policy statement […]

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Doing our part

Spent the afternoon marching through the streets of Dublin with thousands of students demanding climate action now. https://www.rte.ie/news/2019/0920/1077055-irish-students-to-demonstrate-for-climate-action/

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Question of the day

Is 10,000 emails sent a few times a week a high enough volume to improve a Gmail reputation?

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Whois silliness from Tucows

In the wake of GDPR, public whois records are 100% redacted. There is lots of work going on to attempt to provide the data without violating privacy laws, but no one is there yet. This came up because today I got email from Tucows asking  me to verify and, if necessary, update my whois data. […]

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Midterms in the US

It’s probably one of the most consequential midterm elections in the US ever. Go Vote. 

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Another day… another shooting

The importance of email fades when there is yet another school shooting in the US. I cannot fathom the depth of grief and sorry for the parents who lost their children today. It is an utter tragedy that we, as a country, continue to accept dead children as an acceptable price to pay for the […]

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About that DMARC "exploit"

A security researcher has identified a rendering flaw that allows for “perfect” phishing emails. From his website: Mailsploit is a collection of bugs in email clients that allow effective sender spoofing and code injection attacks. The spoofing is not detected by Mail Transfer Agents (MTA) aka email servers, therefore circumventing spoofing protection mechanisms such as […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Figuring out email

 

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Social marketing

The following showed up in my mailbox a few moments ago I commented to Steve that social marketing was about connecting with people, and businesses aren’t people. That’s why social marketing for B2B is hard: there are no people involved. Or, as he pointed out, B2B in the social space is bot to bot marketing. […]

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