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Entries from March 2007

Sender Address Verification considered harmful

March 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Excellent post by Justin on why SAV isn't that useful in fighting spam: Some view this as a useful anti-spam technique. In my opinion, it’s not. Spam/anti-spam is an adversarial “game”. Whenever you’re considering anti-spam techniques, it’s important to bear in mind game theory, and the possible countermeasures that spammers will respond with. Before SAV […]

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Category: General · Spam