[spambayes-dev] Regarding Whitelisting
skip at pobox.com
Tue Sep 2 14:43:02 EDT 2003
>> Not true. Thanks to spoofing, you'd end up with lots of
>> false-negatives. Or if you personally don't, many other spambayes
>> users would.
Aleem> This is the part that I don't understand. How often do you
Aleem> receive spam forged from people in your address book? I have
Aleem> never recieved any spam from a personal address I recognize.
Then you have a very small circle of friends. ;-) I'm received spam
purporting to be from Guido. During this rash of SoBig and Blaster crap I
received lots of forged mail purporting to have been sent by Barry Warsaw.
I have met both Guido and Barry in person and can report with some
confidence that neither of them looks like a spammer. ;-)
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