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Subject: Re: Spam Filters vs. Mailing Lists
From: Nick Simicich <njs @ scifi . squawk . com>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 10:48:44 -0400
To: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ QueerNet . ORG>
Cc: Bernie Cosell <bernie @ fantasyfarm . com>, list-managers <list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM>
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References: <200105182006 . f4IK6JR11732 @ mail . rev . net>

At 02:04 PM 5/18/2001 -0700, Roger B.A. Klorese wrote:
>On Fri, 18 May 2001, Bernie Cosell wrote:
>> Is this for real?  I occasionally get a message that has "IL*VEYOU" in it
>> with a note saying that they munged it so that their message wont kick
>> off virus-catchers... but that's SO ineffective I couldn't imagine that
>> *sysops* actually did that kind of thing.
>
>Before the content filtering capabilities were added to Sendmail Switch,
>many customers were implementing MTA-side filters that did, in fact,
>bounce as many legit virus notifications as the virii themselves.

There are no legit virus notifications, except the ones that come from
virus companies.
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