[linux-elitists] MailMarshal: another broken mail filter

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Fri Jul 11 10:40:59 PDT 2003

This is what happens when a user at a site using MailMarshal
subscribes to a mailing list, and someone else posts signed (_not_
encrypted) mail to the list.  (not from this list; trimmed for

If your site uses MailMarshal, and you stop getting mail from this
list, it's because List Management refuses to accomodate broken
filters and threw you off.

> ----- Forwarded message from mailmarshal@
> Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2003 20:39:53 +0200
> From: mailmarshal@
> Subject: Your email message was blocked
> To:
> Cc: 
> Sender: 
> MailMarshal (an automated content monitoring gateway) has 
> stopped the following email message for the following reason:
> It believes it may contain S/MIME or PGP encrypted data that the gateway can not check for
> viruses or content.
>    Message: 
>    From:    
>    To:      
>    Subject: 
> Please send the message unencrypted or make arrangements with the System Administrator
> to be able to exchange encrypted messages with recipients on this site.
> The blocked email will be automatically deleted after 5 days.
> MailMarshal Rule: Inbound Messages : Block SMIME and PGP Encrypted
> Not Encrypted
> Email security by MailMarshal from Marshal Software.
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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