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Re: [SLUG] Mid-DATA spam/AV detection considered harmful [Was: Virus scanning bounce strategy]
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Mid-DATA spam/AV detection considered harmful [Was: Virus scanning bounce strategy]
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 19:08:29 +1100
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<quote who="Jeff Waugh">
> > If we're going to scan our emails for spam/viruses, is there any _real_
> > disadvantage to doing this at SMTP time?
> Yes - it's viciously unreliable.
Oh, as well as being overkill for the common case.
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