Properly parking a domain

If you are like me, you probably have a couple of domain names. Some in use, some cool to have, some for other people. Recently I realized that spammers can use domains that are not properly configured to use email and so I looked in to how to protect these domains while parked (or only in use for a simple site). I came across this elaborate document from the M3AAWG (Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group), I tried summarizing it below. Replace the bold in the examples below by your own parked domain.

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