Yahoo and their mail filters..

Paul M. Moriarty pmm at
Thu Feb 26 03:57:18 UTC 2009

On Feb 25, 2009, at 5:25 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Barry Shein <bzs at>  
> wrote:
>> I realize this is easier in theory than practice but I wonder how  
>> much
>> better the whole AOL (et al) spam button would get if they ignored  
>> the
>> spam button unless two (to pick a number) different customers clicked
>> the same sender (I know, forged sender etc but something like that)  
>> as
>> spam in a reasonably short amount of time like an hour or a day at
>> most.
> .. and you think AOL doesnt track these?  Come on, barry - try to give
> large mailops shops with massive userbases some credit for clue level.
> You have all the clue in the world but you dont even begin to guess
> at the firehose AOL / Yahoo / we etc have to deal with.  Or what we
> routinely do, as a matter of best practice.

Whenever I see the words "best practice" I find my self wondering,  
"Best for who?"

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