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Gmail Exploitation Turns Service Into Spammer Paradise
Author: Steve West
published: 2008-05-11 20:31:19
The real problem is that Gmail is a trusted email service. Email providers have been using a system to determine who has “good” email and who has “bad” email, known as whitelists and blacklists. Gmail is a whitelist email service, and thus most other major providers (i.e. Yahoo and Hotmail) give Gmail free reign.
You can get the full rundown of the exploitation here, but much of it has been omitted as a courtesy to Google.”