*** SPAM *** in an Email Subject

  powerless 14:57 15 May 2004
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Anyone noticed this on Freeserve/Wanadoo...

The subject of the email is altered if their filter "thinks" that the email is *** SPAM ***

Took me about a month to figure that out by the way.

Question: Can it be turned off?

  Sir Radfordin 15:08 15 May 2004

Don't know if it can be turned off or not (try Wanadoo for that!!) but it is something that has been around for a while. Other ISPs did use [AD] to indicate something was an advert.

Personally I don't see it really having any value since the rest of the subject will normally be enough of an indication as to the usefulness of the message.

  powerless 15:11 15 May 2004

I want it turned of because I don't want to edit all me message rules......If I can avoid it.

Took ages to setup nicely.

  MidgetMan 15:25 15 May 2004

go into your wannadoo account online choose options tick recieve Receive spam emails in my inbox. job done. Note you canot do this via your e-mail client, must be done online.

Funnily enough when I checked my spam mail there was one from wannodoo!!!!! marked as spam. Some filter :>))

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