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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 31 welcome to the interwebs
04-26-2010, 04:49 PM
Originally Posted by Shadewarp View Post
How to fix it? Come up with a great idea, to stop them, and you'll have revelutionised the market!
I just report/delete the mailbox spam. Mostly just delete now. Reporting though adds to the "Ignore" list. Which I tend to do anytime I'm being annoyed by it anyway.

Kill a spammer by not using their stuff. If no one clicked on the links, no links would be sent out. Unfortunately, even just regular email spam is a billion dollar industry, so until internet users wise up and realize there is no free iPod, iPad, Laptop, etc., it won't go away.

And filtering is a "reaction", so at best a band-aid solution.

Welcome to the interwebs!