October 19, 2003

"Watch Baseball London"

"Watch Baseball London" is another phrase which is problematic for Google Spam Filtering Gone Bad. There's another Register article (by Andrew Orlowski) "Options dwindle for London baseball mavens" noting the problem.

By Seth Finkelstein | posted in google | on October 19, 2003 03:03 AM (Infothought permalink) | Followups
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How about "Psion Teklogix"? I e-mailed Google about Betty Crocker taking a leading position in this search (with apparently no relation to either pre-merger Psion or Teklogix), got a thank-you note, but so far nothing changed.

Posted by: Alex Moskalyuk at October 20, 2003 11:49 AM

Thank you! That's very interesting. I'm not sure what's happening. But it seems like something strange is going on.

Posted by: Seth Finkelstein at October 22, 2003 04:03 AM

Update November 27 2003: See new report

Google Bayesian Spam Filtering Problem?

Posted by: Seth Finkelstein at November 26, 2003 10:01 AM