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According to this entry:
If spam filters are trained using these emails, there is a much greater chance that they will also mark incoming non-spam emails as spam, due to similiarities between those and the literary sources used to generate the poisoned emails.
According to the external link http://www.zdziarski.com/papers/boudville.txt
No, it won't increase false positives - it will simply cause the filter to look at different characteristics of legitimate mail.
Would someone like to reconcile these conflicting viewpoints? I am inclined to believe the latter source, as it is not anonymous and posted on a world-editable piece of shit website. -220.127.116.11 11:34, 23 November 2006 (UTC)