> On Oct 4, 2005, at 7:09 PM, Bill Wichers wrote:
>> The trouble is that we tag, but don't block, most of
>> the spam since our customers don't want us to "maybe cost a sale" by
>> blocking something that shouldn't be blocked.
> I've been using simscan to block messages that score 8 or higher for at
> least 3 months now, and haven't had a single complaint.  The result is
> we're blocking 57% of the inbound email, which greatly reduces the load
> all around (fewer calls to vdelivermail, less load from users
> downloading the spam, etc.)
> Based on my logs, we could block 50% by dropping at 12+.  I can't
> believe that there would be a legitimate message scoring a 12+ that I
> would not want to miss.

Tom and Others,

 How did/do you go about training SA? Just interested to hear what others
are doing. We have been blocking at a score of 6.5 and do get the odd
False Positive, though our customers dont seem to mind.


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