[INDOLOGY] Administrative message: Bounce / account disabled messages

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 12:41:43 UTC 2015

Hmm.  The story is apparently not over.  Apologies while we continue to
work on this.  If you receive a message saying your account has been
disabled, you need do nothing.


On 14 January 2015 at 18:06, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> We've been seeing some funny behaviour from the Mailman software that
> powers the INDOLOGY list.  It seems that a single post from a member with a
> Yahoo email account can trigger a cascade of problems affecting other
> people's accounts.  It's not anybody's fault - it's the software.
> The INDOLOGY committee has investigated, and we have applied a technical
> fix for the problem.  As far as we can tell, things are calm again.
> If you have had a message in the last few weeks saying that your INDOLOGY
> account has been suspended due to bounce processing, you can ignore it.
> We've re-subscribed all the accounts that inadvertantly got suspended.
> Sorry for any alarm or inconvenience!
> The INDOLOGY committee
> --
> PS If you want the nitty-gritty, it was probably a DMARC issue caused by
> the email-processing policies of Yahoo and AOL that some have called
> "irresponsible."

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