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

Ruben Maes ruben at janmaes.com
Thu Jul 16 23:15:44 UTC 2015


Op donderdag 16 juli 2015 heeft Richard <ricoz.osm at gmail.com> het volgende
geschreven:
> 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.

+1, should be blacklisted. Or at a minimum, the tracking links should be
reconverted. Maybe easier to just ban it.

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