Spam Filtering Techniques

David Mertz of Gnosis writes about six approaches to eliminating unwanted e-mail (built around filtering) – via Kevin Werbach:

1. Basic structured text filters
2. Whitelist/verification filters
3. Distributed adaptive blacklists
4. Rule-based rankings
5. Bayesian word distribution filters
6. Bayesian trigram filters

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Rajesh Jain

An Entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India.