[Linux-aus] PSA: Messages sent through LA mailing lists being classified as SPAM

Stephen Rothwell lca at rothwell.id.au
Thu Jan 14 09:32:54 AEDT 2016


On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:57:31 +1000 Adam Nielsen <a.nielsen at shikadi.net> wrote:
> > Their spam engines are commercial in nature and whilst pretty
> > accurate, do false-positive occasionally. It suggests that something
> > about the email content/payload matches an email previously reported
> > as spam to one of the engines concerned.  
> I run my own Spamassassin install and I've also had to whitelist
> linux-aus otherwise many messages end up classified as spam.  This
> isn't unique to linux-aus though, it affects many mailing lists.

It would be nice if these commercial spam engines told the
(non)receivers of email that they dropped as much information as
spamassassin does ... assuming that the receiver wants that information.

Stephen Rothwell

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