om>, "Hallam-Baker, Phillip" writes:
Do we have to go through this yet again?
The entire premise of spam filtering is that the recipient is not
prepared to deliver mail to a user's mail box unless the sender
convinces the recipient of their bona fides.
No. The entire premise of *this form of spam filtering* is what you
meant. The phrase "bona fides" is even more problematic; I'll leave
that as an exercise for the reader.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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