[OSM-talk] blacklist elasticmail.com? [was Re: Issue-Tracker for http[s]://www.openstreetmap.org]

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 21:52:38 UTC 2015


On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 05:26:03PM +0200, Ruben Maes wrote:
> 2015-07-16 15:53 GMT+02:00 Karl-Philipp Richter <richter at richtercloud.de>:
> > Thanks, I opened issue
> > http://api.elasticemail.com/tracking/click?msgid=ma9n39-4q1aukwsxfbs50&target=https%3a%2f%2fgithub.com%2fopenstreetmap%2fopenstreetmap-website%2fissues%2f1008 to
> > add a reference to http://api.elasticemail.com/tracking/click?msgid=ma9n39-4q1aukwsxfbs50&target=http%3a%2f%2fwww.openstreetmap.org%2fhelp
> 
> Karl-Philipp,
> You may have malware on your computer, your links appear to have
> changed into URLs that track clicks.

apparently he sent his email through elasticmail.com and the service
treats link like that.

I believe email services behaving like this are a potential security 
hazard to everyone and should be blacklisted on this list.

Richard



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