Reduction in Spam?

John Wilcock john at TRADOC.FR
Wed Dec 21 12:11:25 GMT 2005

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Drew Marshall wrote:
> I am not convinced by this article as my stats read quite differently!

I have actually seen a reduction in incoming spam - am I the exception?

See - this is for a very low volume
site with just 6 users. Incoming spam levels dropped off noticeably 
about 12 months ago (which may be related to the fact that the IP 
address for our primary MX changed, though then again it may be just a 
coincidence) and continued to fall until about April. There's been a 
slight upward trend since, but nothing like previous levels.

In any case the article isn't isn't clear as to whether less spam is 
actually being sent or whether filters are simply getting more effective 
or more widespread.


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