Are spam blockers too strict?

Tuesday, 7 March 2006, 4:09 PM EST

America Online's controversial plan to charge mass e-mailers a fee to bypass their anti-spam system highlights the other, lesser-known, horn of the junk-e-mail problem: Filters that allegedly work too well.

At issue is the problem of "false positives," industry-speak for legitimate messages mistakenly filtered out by anti-spam software.

At Wired.

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