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[_] Gmail spam filter failing?

Richard Davey rich at
Fri Dec 4 14:07:44 GMT 2009

Hi Tim,

Friday, December 4, 2009, 2:00:36 PM, you wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 12:11 +0000, Steve Kirtley wrote:
>> Is anyone else getting a lot more than average spam into their inbox
>> at the
>> moment with Gmail?
>> Usually their spam filter serves me really well - but getting around a
>> fair
>> number of messages into my inbox last few days..

> I think they're testing a new algorithm for spam detection - there's
> been a lot of spam on Google groups that I think they're trying to
> detect.

I noticed a lot more spam than usual over the past couple of days,
definitely. Their Google Groups lists are virtually unusable, so I
sure hope they sort that out.


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