Michael Leone on 10 Aug 2008 18:21:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] PLUG messages as false spam

Eric wrote:
> I run my email through gmail for the same reason and as I've seen no 
> PLUG email gets tagged as spam... well maybe one in the last year.

(almost) +1

I run my domain via Google Apps, which uses gmail spam filtering. And 
while I see the occasional PLUG posting marked as spam, it's certainly 
not "frequent". Then again, nor is it just once in the last year.

Maybe 1 or 2 a month, on average.

> Eric
> Art Alexion wrote:
>> With this verizon account, my mail used to be handled by yahoo and their
>> flawed spam filters.
>> When I learned that I could run the mail through gmail and take advantage of
>> their spam filter and imap, I moved my old alexion.com account.  alexion.com
>> is a high spam account.  As everything was working really well, with very
>> little spam getting through, and almost no noticeable false poshitives, I
>> moved verizon.net there as well, turning off yahoo's spam filter to avoid the
>> rampant false positives that filter produces.
>> Surprisingly, many (35%?) of PLUG messages get caught anyway.  PLUG and
>> another, non-technical list.  Nothing seems amiss in the threads that get
>> caught.  The most recent message to get interceted was John Lavin's recent
>> post regarding Tivo and MythTV.
>> Anybody else with a gmail account have this message trapped as well? noticing
>> the same problem? Any ideas what is triggering this?

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