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Mac.com spam!!!
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Mar 9, 2000, 06:22 PM
 
Ok, is anyone else having this problem? I am starting to get spam through my mac.com e-mail address. In my case, someone must be getting an address list or something, because I have not yet EVER sent any e-mail from my mac.com address, nor have I given this address out to anyone. I am going to use it as a business e-mail address, but I have not yet set up the business.

I have been getting 2-3 a day since this past weekend, with four new ones today. They are standard AOL fare -- credit repair, background investigations, spam services, etc.

Anyone? If this is going to be a problem on mac.com, it needs to be nipped in the bud.
     
Linda
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Mar 11, 2000, 01:35 PM
 
Hi there,

I check my mac.com email a dozen times a day with Outlook Express and have never, ever, received a SPAM mail. And I use the account quite a bit to send and receive other mail, as well.

What are you using as an email client with mac.com? Perhaps Outlook Express is performing a SPAM filter that I don't know about? (I do have the Junk Mail Filter turned OFF in Outlook Express.)



[This message has been edited by Linda (edited 03-12-2000).]
     
   
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