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Online Unsolicited, commercial bulk–junk E-mail. See Mail list, USENET.
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There was a high frequency of spam traps among social networking senders.
also has very few restrictions around non-permission acquisition of email addresses, which puts marketers at risk for acquiring spam traps and receiving high subscriber complaints.
Reputation Factors: Complaint Rate, Spam Trap Hit Rate and Unknown User Rate
Three metrics that reduce email marketers' IPR are complaint rate, spam trap hit rate and unknown user rate.
Researchers from SophosLabs(TM), Sophos's global network of virus and spam analysis centers, examined all spam messages received at its global network of spam traps from January 2005 through March 2005.
With email sourced from our spam traps throughout the Internet, as well as submissions from thousands of customer systems worldwide spanning small and medium businesses, enterprises, government institutions, and Internet Service Providers across over 80 countries, Barracuda Central has the world's most diverse corpus of email on which to base reputation data.
To identify zombie infected computers, Simplicita ZBX enables ISPs to aggregate and correlate internal reputation data from network devices, application and DNS server logs, and third party data such as spam traps or "honey pots", and complaint feedback loops.
Proposed prohibitions include the criminalization of tactics like false and deceptive message headers, typically used to defeat ISP based filters and spam traps, and fraudulent or deceptive subjective lines, used to trick the recipient into opening the message.
Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam(TM) -- Provides a global view of email traffic by leveraging the extensive Symantec Probe Network of over 2 million spam traps in 20 countries, identifying and blocking non-English-language spam and gathering threat information from Symantec Brightmail Logistics and Operations Centers worldwide.
In addition, technology is required to help ensure you are not "mistaken" for a spammer, such as content screening before the send, and technology to review your data integrity for known bounces, spam traps and other things that can contaminate your list.