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From "jdow" <>
Subject Re: Yahoo footer
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2006 11:58:03 GMT
Those tend to get nicely marked up here and I generally find that leaving
them marked up is just fine with me. I consider the whole message to be
spam. Using Yahoo mail is its own punishment. Yahoo Groups are pain
enough with the stupid advertising. (So are SourceForge based mailing
lists like the apcupsd list.)

If it matters to me I add the list to my special processing for lists
rules that stretch the Bayes scores both up and down. That is working
exceptionally well with all the lists I use it with. But I'm NOT
going to expose my system to all the spam that would use forged
yahoo spew footer messages if they had a free pass.

(I still haven't forgiven Yahoo for purchasing egroups and ruining

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ben Wylie" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 03:19
Subject: Yahoo footer

> Does SpamAssassin already try to ignore the footers of large web email providers such
> hotmail and yahoo?
> Yahoo have a footer advertising their spamguard, but use a spammy term.
> ---------------------------------
>  All New Yahoo! Mail  – Tired of Vi@gr@! come-ons? Let our SpamGuard protect you.
> Do we just accept the hits we get from that or is there someway to stop getting the 
> viagra hits when it is in that setting?
> Thanks
> Ben 

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