View Poll Results: Do you lose e-mail by filtering spam?

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  • No, spam filters are great and never cause me problems

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  • Yes a small number of e-mails get lost through spam filters.

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  • Yes, spam filters are losing a lot of legitimate e-mails.

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  1. #1
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    I have been having problems contacting people recently because of my e-mail being deleted or filtered as spam. Also a lot of e-mail I receive is automatically tagged by my ISP as spam.
    I have setup spam filters with my e-mail proggy too, but some innocent e-mails are being deleted because of over-zealous filtering rules.


    I was wondering whether you think spam has caused a big problem. Also would be interested in comments about spam filtering - good or bad. Is it more difficult to get innocent emails through to the correct recipient. Is this getting to be a big nuisance?

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    I look through ALL 500 or 600 emails myself, every day. I accidentally delete a real one occasionally, but I've never found a filter that I trust. (about 10 to 15 of my daily 500+ are "real")

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>I have been having problems contacting people recently because of my e-mail being deleted or filtered as spam.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
    Do your email addreses look like your URL's?

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    Joseph
    Do you have a problem with my URLs?

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    'Cause I could have a sig like the one below but some forums dont allow HTML in the sig.

    I wish I had as much time as you to trawl these forums looking for people to pick a fight with.



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    Nope, that was an honest question.

    I'm sorry you took offense to it.

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    In that case Joseph, I apologize too.

    My e-mail address are something@mydomain.com

    The reason they get lost must be to do with subject or content.



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    Replace your server ip at the end and check to see if you are on any lists.

    http://www.dnsstuff.com/tools/ip4r.ch?ip=192.168.100.1

    I filter and do not lose much if anything, nothing I have ever been told i missed, so i think nothing. But our filters are set on a weighted system not trusting any one source. Since I actually need to keep support/abuse etc on about 180 domains, if I didn't filter i would get about 2,000 emails a day. As it is I go through about 2-300.

    Chet

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    Chet
    Thanks for the fabulous resource.

    My IP generated two problems, but NOMOREFUNN and XBL cannot be that important.

    However, it is nice to know that perhaps someone sharing my IP has been abusing the system.

    Top resource - thanks



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