[Vwdiesel] OT- Spam

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sat Jul 26 14:48:38 EDT 2003

Lee Hillsgrove wrote:
> >     >>ANyone with good ideas on how to get rid of spam beyond the use of
> the
> > delete key?<<
> >
>  One thing I have been doing is copying the domain name of any offshore spam
> that I receive and placing it in the blocked senders list. It may not stop
> it from coming, but at least I don't see it that way and it gets flushed out
> with the rest of the deleted stuff. Of course, this does not work with the
> spam from domains such as Yahoo, MSN, or any other that I want to receive
> legitimate mail from, but it's better than nothing.
>  This works with OE ver. 5, I don't know about others. Oh, yeah, it works
> with whatever version is in my wife's system with XP Pro, too.

I use MailWasher (http://www.mailwasher.net/main.php) and it works fairly well.  It builds up a bounce list and then returns the
e-mails as undeliverable to the sender.  You can preview the messages before deleting or bouncing them off your ISP's e-mail


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