[linux-elitists] Spam filters

Gerald Oskoboiny gerald at impressive.net
Thu Mar 26 11:46:39 PDT 2009


* D. Joe <deejoe at etrumeus.com> [2009-03-26 11:58-0400]

> Hiding isn't an anti-spam panacea but, wonderfully enlightening
> discussions of anti-spam flavor-of-the-month aside, what is?

Reputation systems.

* Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> [2009-03-26 09:37-0700]
> Quoting D. Joe (deejoe at etrumeus.com):

> > If you've got even a whiff of responsibility for non-elitists as
> > either a vendor of tools or services or as some sort of evangelist or
> > *whatever*, then you should be at least mildly conversant with some
> > arguments for hiding, lest you come off like a completely out-of-touch
> > loon.
> 
> We've heard them.  They're transparent rubbish.  We've dissected them
> and FAQed the refutations.  Got the t-shirts, wore them out.

Here is my recent attempt at doing so, feedback welcome:
http://www.w3.org/blog/systeam/2008/09/11/email_address_obfuscation

Anyone else attending the MIT spam conference today and tomorrow?
http://projects.csail.mit.edu/spamconf/

-- 
Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald at impressive.net>
http://impressive.net/people/gerald/


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