Gmail Needs Foreign Character Filtering

DownloadSquad brings up an excellent point regarding the filtering abilities found in Gmail . While Gmail does one of the best jobs of filtering junk and spam e-mail, a lot of the time spam littered with foreign characters gets through into our inboxes and we’re forced to sit there teaching Gmail to learn that Russian mail-order brides are indeed e-mails we don’t want to receive.

The problem is an easy fix though. All Google needs to do is just set up a filter based on languages. If there are foreign characters, throw it in the junk box. It could even be as simple as checking an e-mail header for non-english character sets. C’mon Google! Get this fixed! How many of you still get e-mails from random people in other countries you don’t know?

Why won’t Gmail add filtering based on character sets? [Download Squad]