[Novalug] Hosting email

Dan Arico dan_arico@aricosystems.com
Sat Dec 17 10:59:50 EST 2016


On Sat, 17 Dec 2016 06:09:47 -0500
Rich Kulawiec via Novalug <novalug@firemountain.net> wrote:

> There's also another, more fundamental problem with SA: message
> content is completely irrelevant to whether something's spam or not.
> If I send a blank message -- no subject, no body -- to 5000 random
> people out there, it is unquestionably spam.   *By definition*.  If I
> stuff in a copy of the US Constitution, a pitch for miracle balding
> cure snake-oil, or a bogus letter that's not from your bank, it's
> also spam.  Still: *by definition*. If on the other hand, I send the
> same message to only one of you: NOT spam.  Also *by definition*.
> (Might be phishing, in that last case, but it's not spam.  It's
> important to keep the proper definitions in mind and use them
> correctly.)

That begs a question. How do you prevent messages from a legitimate
email list from being trapped?

Dan

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