New spam low (slightly OT)

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 27 18:56:41 UTC 2009

I got the second warning on my copy as well, but I had to go into the
web-mail gmail spam folder to retrieve _my own_ message! As a result, I
was not aware that the message did post to ADS-L and resent it a few
hours later. Both can be found in the archive if they did not make it
into anyone's mailbox.

Now, I find that although a BCC copy of my Great White Hope message made
it into another account and it appears to be where it is supposed to be
on webmail, the ADS-L sent copy never got to my email client on the Mac.
As much as I try to figure out spam filters, I don't appear to succeed.
Even my own messages disappear into the void.


Mark Mandel wrote:
> Interestingly, this mail came to me on email with two warning headers,
> neither of which appeared on Victor's original letter that Ron quotes:
> * Due to a filter you created, this message was not sent to Spam. Edit Filters
> * Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be. Beware
> of following any links in it or of providing the sender with any
> personal information.  Learn more
> m a m
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 12:13 PM, <ronbutters at> wrote:
>> But some of the phishers are very sophisticated and convincing. I recently got one purporting to be from CitiBank. All that gave it away was the final two letters of the website: "do"; that is the Dominican Republic, notorious as the source of online scams of various sorts. Caveat lector.

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