Why was this message held as spam?

All messages released from the Spam section will include a header, indicating why we held the message.  The information is in the X-Pobox-Antispam header.

A list of currently active reasons is:

country/XX returned deny (where XX is the two letter country code for the country that sent the message to us)

dnsbl/XX returned deny (where XX is the URL for the blacklist which contained the IP address that sent the message to us)

rhsbl/XX returned deny (where XX is the URL for the blacklist which contained the domain name that sent the message to us)

broadband/ returned deny (the IP that sent the mail looks like consumer broadband; these are primarily spambots running on compromised computers)

require_ptr/ returned deny (the sending IP address did not have a PTR record)

cloudmark/ returned deny (the message contained content currently found in the cloudmark spam filter)

fake_pobox_address/ returned deny (the message sender is an address that is not active in the Pobox system)

filter/ returned deny: user email filter (for messages discarded by your Email Filters)

check_infwds/ returned deny: you have told us you are forwarding mail from another domain; we checked the IP that sent the mail to that domain, instead of the IP that sent mail to us.

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