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What if your email address could demand respect?

My Bayesian filter is all I need! - Or is it?

This author (Ron Lopshire) in usenet group; T-Bird can get you blacklisted, says:

"Let's cut to the chase. Since October, I have received over 21, 000 pieces of spam in my 3 primary non-disposable POP3 accounts. Not one piece of spam got through my Bayesian filter (K9). And that is with only 37 legitimate emails marked as spam (FPs - 0.17%), and most of those should have been marked as spam."

Notice he somehow comes to the logical conclusion that his single phase spam filter is saving him time. Yet, he claims that 37 messages since October (that's 5 messages each month) have been trapped as spam. I read this as - I've sifted through 21,000 pieces of spam (4200 messages each month) looking for trapped legitmate messages.

And that my friends is the crux of the problem - you'll never know what your missing until you look.

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