• Subject: Re: T-1 Question...
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 13:24:58 -0600

With a few simple rules (triple !). the words F R E E, M I L L I O N A I R E,
1 6 8 1
and a few others I cut spam down to a manageable size. I put spaces in the
above
words to foil the spam filter. Only a matter of time before the spammers
figure that
out. My filter removes about 30 spam messages per day.

----- Original Message -----
From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@iquest.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: T-1 Question...


> Gottcha Leif !
>
> I never really thought of that !
>
> Have you been getting a lot of spam lately ? My volume seems to have REALLY
> picked up... And I was reading in one of the PC rags in the last month that
many
> time you are better off just IGNORING the spam (as you seem to be) rather
than
> responding to any "take me off" link, because the low lifes use THAT to
validate
> your email address !
>
> Chuck
>
> Leif Svalgaard wrote:
>
> > Here's how I do it:
> > ! ! !   (with a space between each)
> >
> > The filter keys off of three consecutive !
> > believe me that simple rule cuts down
> > the spam to half.
> >


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