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Subject: Re: How do AOL's spam filters work?
From: Alan Thew <Alan . Thew @ liverpool . ac . uk>
Organization: The University of Liverpool
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 22:58:31 +0000 (GMT)
To: Norbert Bollow <nb @ thinkcoach . com>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <199901261034.LAA01499@quill.thinkcoach.com>

One of the lists I run has all mail rejected now and again for no apparent
reason by AOL... looks like server overload from here.

-- 
Alan Thew                                       alan.thew@liverpool.ac.uk
Computing Services,University of Liverpool      Fax: +44 151 794-4442

On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Norbert Bollow wrote:

> Hello,
>   does anyone know how AOL's spam filters work? (Could it be that
> in some circumstances perfectly legitimate messages might be silently
> discarded, with no non-delivery notification or anything?)
> 
> The reason why I'm asking is that a number of AOL subscribers to mailing
> lists at surrogacy.org have problems with receiving list traffic. The
> maillog indicates that the messages are accepted for delivery by AOL's
> servers, but the people tell us they're not getting them. There are no
> non-delivery notifications.
> 
> -- Norbert.
> 



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