[SpamCop-List] Re: spam injecting forged anti-spam headers
porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jun 8 23:09:42 EDT 2005
"N. Miller" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:1avz4yn76ey32$.dlg at news.spamcop.net...
> On Wed, 8 Jun 2005 17:01:59 +0100, Porpoise wrote:
>> I must admit, I do read some spam (sorry Mike, I know you don't subscribe
>> that) in order to determine whether or not it *is* actually spam.
> I think Mike refers to your effort to determine if it is spam as "spam
> inspection". I generally don't have to inspect my spam, because, as a home
> user, I don't have to deal with "chameleon" commercial messages. I can see
> how a business user could be seeing imitative Subject lines that warrant a
> closer inspection.
Well, some of them are obviously spam but some are legitimate business to
business enquiries, so we have to be careful of false-positives.
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