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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: The spam problem.
On Mon, 12 Aug 2002, Manik Raina wrote:

> Now , these mails keep making rounds on this list, though
> they've improved my knowlege of African power politics
> somewhat, and improved my who's who in Africa, i would
> really like it if we could shut the spammer up.

Little chance. These messages are generally written in such
a way that there are no useful regexps to distinguish the 419
spam from legitimate email.

I think spamassassin catches about half of the 419 scams, maximum.

kind regards,

Rik
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