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Dutch ministry says ISP spam filtering works

Monday 12 February 2018 | 17:25 CET | News
The fight against spam is going well, Secretary of State Mona Keijzer from the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations told Parliament. Internet providers are fighting spam. It is possible that a message is wrongly blocked once in a while, but the complaints procedure is there for when that happens. The ministry has consulted with regulator ACM and said that the regulator sees no reason to act against providers.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ACM
Countries: Netherlands
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You can never fight spam at an ISP - besides the invasion of customer privacy, the false-positives are too dangerous. If I loose a $M contract because your spam filter got it wrong, that's YOUR fault: neither senders nor recipients can use "complaints procedures", because neither of them are aware that you killed their emails, least of all in time to prevent the damage.
Anon Coward @ 12/2/2018 - 18:29


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