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An Open Digest-based Technique for Spam Detection

  title={An Open Digest-based Technique for Spam Detection},
  author={Ernesto Damiani and Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati and Stefano Paraboschi and Pierangela Samarati},
A promising anti-spam technique consists in collecting users opinions that given email messages are spam and using this collective judgment to block message propagation to other users. To be effective, this strategy requires a way to identify similarity among email messages, even if the program used by the spammer to generate the messages may try to obfuscate their common origin. In this paper, we investigate the issues arising in the design of a digest-based spam detection mechanism, which has… 

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