Comcast anti-spam filter blocks Russia-bound email

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Anti-spam firm Comcast says that a junk email filter it installed last week inadvertently blocked email sent by its subscribers to any domain ending in the `.ru' suffix.

Comcast has apologised for the Russian email block, which started last Saturday, but said the spam filter was automatically applied when its software spotted a large volume of emails sent in a short period that ended in `.ru.'
  
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