[Rspamd-Users] Is RSPAMD racist?

Marcin Marszałkowski m.marszal at wp.pl
Tue Jun 23 05:18:45 UTC 2020

How come spam filtering program might be “racist”?
Political correctness turns everything into idiocracy... Or maybe all words containing phrase “black” should be banned? But what about other colours, we can’t be truly progressive when we use them... 🤣

Please stay away from politics here, switch off tv; turn your brain on!


>> Wiadomość napisana przez Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net> w dniu 23.06.2020, o godz. 06:16:
> On 2020-06-22 23:37, Rob Gunther wrote:
>> We received our first complaint today about RSPAMD being racist.
>> Apparently using the terms whitelist & blacklist are offending people.
>> Is the industry that are currently using the terms whitelist & blacklist
>> moving to other terms? Something that people find less offensive these days?
> There was a topical recent discussion on the Postfix mailing lists.  The
> terms "Allow list" and "Deny list" were suggested as replacements.
> In my field, databases, "master" and "slave" are similarly deprecated
> and are being replaced by "primary" and "replica".
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