Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of faq/email/understand-spam


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Feb 23, 2015, 9:31:32 AM (5 years ago)
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    88Many providers tell you that they can control the amount of spam you receive. What they really mean is: their computer systems make a guess as to which messages you are getting are spam and then either delete them or outright reject them. While this system works for a lot of messages, it also can accidentally block non-spam messages, particularly mass emails sent by activist organizations that have no other way to reach a broad audience. For this reason, May First/People Link refuses to block or delete any mail. Every message sent to you will be delivered to you.
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    10 This approach does not mean that you have to inundated with spam.
     10This approach does not mean that you have to be inundated with spam.
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    1212May First/People Link will also guess which messages are spam and will mark those messages (most notably in the subject line, by adding "*****SPAM*****" to the beginning of the subject. This is our way of saying: alert - we suspect this message is spam.