How can a filtering system help me?

By now you should have an e-mail system up and running, and sending and receiving e-mails. You have probably registered with a number of useful mailing lists with messages arriving at varying intervals. You should also be receiving messages informing you of the status of the system. All this extra, low priority information can easily distract and get in the way of the important e-mails that you need to read ahead of others.

How you organize your mail is up to your own personal taste; if you are very organized you may have already set up some folders in your e-mail client and move messages into appropriate locations when you have read them. Nevertheless, one thing you have probably realized is that it would be ...

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