Return Path Awarded Patent for Inbox Placement Monitoring

Latest innovation advances email deliverability technology by incorporating multiple data sources to measure consumer brands’ marketing performance NEW YORK - September 30, 2014 - Return Path announced today that it has been awarded a patent for measuring inbox placement--the percentage of email messages delivered to addressees’ inboxes vs. delivered to spam folders or not delivered at all. U.S.... Continue »

New M3AAWG Documents About Blocklists and Compromised User IDs

Return Path is a Sponsor-level member of M3AAWG, the Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group. As M3AAWG members, we are committed to collaborating with others in the industry to produce best practices documents to help organizations prevent network abuse. Recently, M3AAWG published two documents that we wanted to highlight. The first document, “Help – I’m On A Blocklist”, is... Continue »

Why You Should Take Advantage of SMTP over TLS

In my previous blog post, I introduced the topic of SMTP over TLS and discussed why it’s an important tool to use to protect the privacy of email communication. In that post, I wrote that you do not have to encrypt email at this time, but I promised that I would write a subsequent post arguing that you should do so. This is that post. How Much of My Mail Should I Encrypt? You might be an... Continue »

Toward Better Privacy in Email - SMTP over TLS

Electronic surveillance of email and other communications is unfortunately a fact of life these days. It seems that not a week goes by where we don’t hear some new report that “they” are listening to what we once thought to be our private messages and phone calls, and this has folks rightly concerned about just how much “they” might know. While there have been some extreme reactions to these... Continue »

Inbox Preview: So long Postini, Hello Google Apps!

We at Return Path are pleased to welcome Google Apps to our spam filter testing suite in the new Inbox Preview (and say goodbye to Postini)! Google Apps is Google's replacement for Postini and incorporates Postini's spam checks with several key differences. Here's an overview of what you need to know to get the most out of the new Google Apps spam filter check. What Happened to Postini? Postini... Continue »