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How Microsoft develops Outlook's spam filter

TMS Software Blog – Each day, I discover emails in the Outlook junk mail folder that do not belong in the junk mail. Sometimes I really wonder on what criteria Microsoft decides an email is spam or junk. Today, I discovered that suddenly an email from Delphi.About.com (an excellent website by the way) got classified as junk. I have been receiving emails from Delphi.About.com for years without problems. So, my typical reaction is to mark the email as safe sender and move it to my Inbox. Now, I'm starting to think that Microsoft utilizes a very clever algorithm for filtering emails. Everyday it randomly flags some ...
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