spam wanted :)

Randy Bush randy at
Thu Apr 10 23:24:09 UTC 2008

>>> this would be a straight sample, before filtering, ip address
>>> blocking, etc.
>> i realize this is difficult, as all of us go through much effort to
>> reject this stuff as early as possible.  but it will be a sample
>> unbiased by your filtering techniques.
> How do you classify email as spam without adding bias?

reasonable question.  i suspect you pull out the 0.5% of the inbound you
actually wanted and consider the bias small.  as the dnsbls alone block
way over 90% of the inbound here, i would not classify that as small.


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