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From Karsten Br├Ąckelmann <guent...@rudersport.de>
Subject Re: [Bug 5922] efx.com in def_whitelist used to send spam
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2008 19:52:54 GMT
On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 08:21 -0700, Michael Peddemors wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 June 2008 01:58, Justin Mason wrote:
> > Actually, we defined a policy long ago, back in 2004: our policy is UBE:
> > unsolicited bulk email. see http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/Spam .

> Now, now how does that apply to the thread :) I 'think' what you are saying is 
> that SA is meant to stop UBE even if it comes from commercial email 
> marketers? Then why def_whitelist entries? What qualifies for a def_whitlist 
> entry?

The point about this issue (according to the Subject) is subscribing,
double opt-in and knowingly agreeing to receive advertising mail from
that service. While these might be *unwanted* by the user, it is NOT
*unsolicited*.

There is a fine line between unwanted and unsolicited.

  guenther


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