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  • Karen Pierce
    Aug 5, 2007
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      Um....I believe that reese cup is answering the post below his regarding the invalid address for spam@yahoo....   He's telling Dave to stop sending the emails to that address. Yes?
       
      KP
       
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Sasafrass
      Sent: Sunday, August 05, 2007 9:53 AM
      Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Re: Yahoo Mail spam filters having problems?

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      reese cup wrote:

      don't send anymore e-mails

      Dave Kronenberg <davek926@yahoo. com> wrote:
      I have asked support@yahoo. com what to do about this and they told me
      to forward these emails to spam@.... When I did I received a
      delivery failure that said spam@... was an invalid address.

      --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com, "Karen Pierce" <karen729@.. .> wrote:
      >
      > Yep....I have all 50 of my filters used up with the way
      they're "revising" their spam.
      >
      > KP
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Dan Williams
      > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com
      > Sent: Friday, August 03, 2007 1:19 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail spam filters having problems?
      >
      >
      >
      > I noticed that spam seems to come in waves. The spammers come up
      with a new way to get their messages out, and then it takes a week or
      two for the spam filters to start learning their ways and catch up.
      Happens every few months.
      >
      > Dan
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: "S. J. "Jay" Bienvenu" <bienvenunet@ ...>
      > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com
      > Sent: Friday, August 3, 2007 12:56:21 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail spam filters having problems?
      >
      >
      >
      > Maybe there is something different about the spam that you are
      receiving today that the spam filter isn't "trained" to catch. I
      would suggest being patient and continuing to use the Spam button to
      deal with these messages. You can try contacting Customer Care, but I
      suspect that they won't tell you anything more than to keep using the
      Spam button.
      >
      > As for receiving the same message over and over, that's a good
      question, and one that the Yahoo Mail staff would need to answer. I
      have been flagging emails from a certain job listing site as spam
      again and again and I still keep receiving them.
      >
      > ____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _______
      > Jay Bienvenu 360.yahoo.com/ bienvenunet
      > bienvenunet@ yahoo.com flickr.com/photos/ bienvenunet
      >
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: mjk4984 <mjk4984@yahoo. com>
      > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com
      > Sent: Friday, August 3, 2007 9:26:32 AM
      > Subject: [Y-Mail] Yahoo Mail spam filters having problems?
      >
      >
      > For the past few weeks I've been getting a lot of spam in my Inbox
      > despite using the the pay version of Yahoo which is supposed to
      have a
      > better spam filter.
      >
      > For example, this morning I received 28 spam messages, with 7 of
      them
      > showing up in my Inbox. This is a 25% failure rate for the spam
      filter.
      >
      > Previously maybe I'd get one or two spam messages in my Inbox a
      week
      > and I receive hundreds a day so that was less than a 1% failure
      rate.
      >
      > Has something changed?
      >
      > Also why do I keep receiving the same messages over and over when
      I
      > keep flagging them as spam?
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >



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