Why am I getting so much spam these days.

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how do you propose how to reduce the amount of spam In my inbox
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Alex Zerbinos

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El Dorado Networks

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Spam is a fact of life. If your Email address is out there in the wild, let's say posted on FaceBook, you will get spam. Once your address gets out there, it gets passed from one spammer to another.

There may be some anti spam settings in your Exede Email Control panel, but better to use an Email client with blocking software, Like Thunderbird with their built-in filters (free), and third-party blocking/reporting software like CloudMark's DeskTopOne (also free).
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Christine Conrad, Champion

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I use Gmail, it has the best spam filtering/block on the internet, and it is free.
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El Dorado Networks

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Amen to that.

For this and other reasons, I would never recommend that any of my customers use an Email address provided by their ISP.
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Joe Lashley

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There is no "spam" control with the Wildblue email. And, if you complain much about it online, you will be zapped by the Wildblue "cyber police." It is too bad they don't use the money they pay their Cyber Police, to acquire a spam control measure for the customers. They, "the cyber police"  call your complaints, failure to "maintaining decorum." Best of luck. But if you continue to use the Wildblue address, you will continue to be bombarded with voracious, unsolicited and aggressive "spam."
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Rather than rely on my ISP's spam filter or the freebee Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo service filters I access all my email accounts with an email client program. I primarily use Thunderbird. That gives me maximum control over spam filter rules.

 

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Exede Lindsey

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Hello Alex, 
Some helpful steps to follow for an alternative method for blocking spam from coming into your email would be: 

Click on the Preferences tab.
 
Click on Mail on the left side.
 
Scroll all the way down to Spam Mail Options.
 
You now have the option to Block Messages From or Allow messages from
 
Click Save and Refresh your screen. 
 
Here is a link to the Zimbra website support tutorial page to assist with targeting these types of emails so they don’t re-appear again and get recognized as spam. We are working with our engineers to find out better resolutions to configure these email blocks. I would suggest using another email account such as google or yahoo which actually may have a better spam block the Zimbra may have concerning your emails. If you have any further questions or concerns please give us a call at 866.945.3258 

http://help.zimbra.com/videos/7x/mail_managing_your_inbox/

How to protect your email from spam.
http://help.exede.net/articles/General/Protecting-your-email-from-spam