The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Friday, June 02, 2006

Spam Filter Causes Erectile Dysfunction

I wish I could take credit for that headline, but I can't.

Yet Another case of of the hidden costs of spam: According to the Society Guardian, a citizen's emails to the town council objecting to a neighbor's plans for a house extension were lost because the emails contained the word "erection", and the council's spam filters threw it away. By the time the mistake was caught, the neighbor had been given the go-ahead to build.

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