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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Managing Electronic Mail

Junk email, also known as spam, can be annoying. Email addresses are often "harvested" from the Internet by companies for inexpensive advertising. If you have an email address, chances are that at some time it will end up on someone's spam list. Spam is not usually dangerous, but can quickly fill your email inbox and result in your spending extra time trying to sort out bulk mail from your private messages.

Sick of spam?

I mean spurious email, not the delightful food product trademarked by Hormel, Inc. Nonetheless, if you want to learn more about what you can do to protect yourself against these despicable bulk emailers, browse to the following sites to learn how to protect yourself, write more complex procmail recipes, ...

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