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block spam

Mar 27, 2020 2:26AM PDT

I received a lot of spam, how to stop them, thanks for the help

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Re: block spam
Mar 27, 2020 5:55AM PDT

You can't really prevent a mail being sent to you. The three things you can do:
1. Unsubscribe, if there's such a link in the mail.
2. Use rules in your email client to move it automatically to a spam folder.
3. Change your email address.

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Hang in there, Kees.
Mar 27, 2020 7:12AM PDT
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bet you posted in the wrong thread
Mar 27, 2020 8:07AM PDT
Happy
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Re: coronavirus in The Netherlands
Mar 27, 2020 8:48AM PDT

It's not a contradiction. The west (with the big port of Rotterdam, indeed) is the most dense populated part, so while it's high in numbers per province, it's lower in numbers per 10.000 people.
And the south part is Roman Catholic, and the idea is that only a few people during Carnival started the outbreak there.

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I use Outlook, which has aggressive Spam handling.
Mar 27, 2020 7:06AM PDT

When Outlook puts it in the Spam folder it's as good as gone. Check that folder once on a while to make sure no non-Spam got in by mistake, then delete all.
You can also use "Mark as Spam" when you get regular mail you don't want from a sender. Done.
My wife cooks with Spam. Happy

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not much you can do
Mar 27, 2020 8:04AM PDT

you can unsubscribe but only do it from known companies. If the spam is from some source you never heard of, then do not unsubscribe. could be a link to verify they got a real email account.

if you download your email to an email client like outlook, you could use a third party utility like mailwasher where known spam emails will automatically be deleted.

if you are getting the same spam over and over again, then just setup a rule to delete it or move it to the spam folder. moving it to a spam folder is just like setting up a rule.

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