Yahoo and their mail filters..

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Wed Feb 25 17:18:23 UTC 2009

Peter Beckman wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Richey wrote:
>> AOL's Scomp is spam it's self.   If I read though 100 messages maybe one
>> message is really spam.   The other 99 are jokes, regular emails, maybe a
>> news letter from their church, etc.   Most people are lazy and would
>> rather
>> click on the Spam button instead of unsubscribing for a list they
>> subscribed
>> to in the first place.
>  Why the hell can't AOL integrate the standard listserv commands integrated
>  into many subscription emails into a friggin' button in their email
>  client, right next to "Spam" (or even in place of it) that says
>  "Unsubscribe?"
>  I realize it could be used badly if globalized, but if AOL got off their
>  duff and vetted some of the higher volume truly honest subscription
>  emailers and allowed their emails to activate the Spam->Unsub button, it
>  might save everyone some headaches.

In a perfect world, the spam button would only affect delivery to that
user, not everyone. Especially when they go all rabid click crazy on the
spam button for personal correspondence from their mom.


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