Dwight J. Dutton (titanic) wrote,
Dwight J. Dutton
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Price of Success

I use Mailblocks for my email service. They are 99.99% effective in stopping all inbound spam.

In fact, they are so effective, spammers are now trying to discredit them. They have been faking mailblocks as a source when they send out spam in an effort to get ISP's to block them as being a spammer themselves, and in some cases this is actually happening.

When we are home we can use comcast (our ISP) to send mail out, interesting as comcast is a much more likely actual source of spam.

In any event, I am not giving up on mailblocks. This more than anything else is a testament to how effective they are.
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