[FoRK] Spamoetry

Rotating Bitch info
Wed Nov 16 06:23:34 PST 2005


At 06:39 AM 11/16/2005, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>On 16 Nov 2005, at 05:13, Rotating Bitch wrote:
>>(Why are they doing this? I understand why they misspell
>>everything, but why the string of nonsense words in the post? How
>>does it defeat spam filters?)
>
>I suppose the idea is that it makes it harder for Bayesian filters to
>get hold of them - just makes it harder to characterise spam by
>varying the language used.
>
>--
>Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

*smacks forehead* That's right, you guys had a discussion of that about 4-5 
years ago. I recalled it, but that you'd been discussing what was in the 
subject line. Man, I've been senile since I was born and it's getting worse.

Thanks!




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