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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-27 04:45:13

| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Martin Wille
| Sent: 27 June 2006 08:50
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] Spam filter policy?
| Markus Schöpflin wrote:
| > Martin Wille wrote:
| >> I also suggest subscribers who repeatedly violate that part of the
| >> policy get unsubscribed.
| >
| > This would mean that subscribers would get banned without
| being able to
| > somehow change the situation. Granted, they could use a
| private mail
| > account or something similar, but this could not be
| possible as well.
| >
| > I think just ignoring those mails is good enough.
| If the anti-spam challenges get ignored then the subscribers won't
| recceive any messages from the list, either.

It looked so kosher that I nearly clicked to reply, but then I hesitated,
and finally I assumed that the challenge was a fishing device for my email
address and didn't I didn't reply, and marked it as spam to Cloudmark.

I note that Cloudmark then automatically marked other similar messages as
spam, so I conclude that many other people have also come to the same
conclusion and marked it as such.

It MAY be well-intentioned, but I think it has already backfired on the


Paul A Bristow
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