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Gmail spam filter broken

Spam has been a problem for many years now. Thankfully the problem seems to be decreasing in general. Check out the google-trend on searches for “spam filter

I’ve gone through various spam filtering options, and the one I have been most happy with is Gmail’s built in spam filtering. I’ve set up my other email addresses to forward to my Gmail account, where I can check with Mac Mail or  iPhone by IMAP, and, of course, from anywhere with the web.

But in the last week, several spam messages per day have been slipping through. A quick search on the web seems to show that there were problems with GMail spam filtering back in 2007, but not so much recently. Grrrr…


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