On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 11:40, Jay Blanchard <jblanch...@pocket.com> wrote:
> Our company wants to do e-mail verification and does not want to use the
> requests / response method (clicking a link in the e-mail to verify the
> address), which as we all know is the only way you can be truly sure. I
> found this;
It apparently requires the www. CNAME to access it via the web.
> Which seems to be the next best deal and it is written in PHP. Has
> anyone used this? Is anyone doing something similar? How do you handle
> errors? I know that some domains will not accept these requests.
> I think that this method would really work for us and cut down on the
> bogus e-mail addresses we're receiving though. Thoughts?
If it has a good CAPTCHA mechanism in place, maybe. Otherwise,
it's not too difficult to write a parser to read bounces and
auto-click the link (and even attempt to pass or bypass a challenge).
</Daniel P. Brown>
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