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Subject: Re: Spam Filters vs. Mailing Lists
From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ QueerNet . ORG>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 23:02:43 -0700 (PDT)
To: Tim Pierce <twp @ rootsweb . com>
Cc: Bernie Cosell <bernie @ fantasyfarm . com>, list-managers <list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM>
In-reply-to: <20010518212510 . E66420 @ ma-1 . rootsweb . com>

On Fri, 18 May 2001, Tim Pierce wrote:
> We spent years trying to educate people not to believe "virus
> warnings" that they got in e-mail anyway, since 99% of the time
> they're the Budweiser Frogs hoax.  Warnings about a *real* virus
> will come to them through other channels.

That used to be true.

But ISPs actually don't tell their users anything about it.  Most home
users find out about them from those warnings.

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ROGER B.A. KLORESE                                          rogerk @
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"There is only one real blasphemy -- the refusal of joy!"       -- Paul Rudnick




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