> It seems that the new virus/worm/whatever is still going around is still
> sending lots of email to clog email boxes.
> The problem I was having is that each night enough email with
> attachments is being sent to cause my email space to be overloaded. I
> have a suffcient for most of the time 10MB of email storage. When my
> allocation goes over, I don't get the rest of themessages.
> Well, to combat this I firs went to Earthlink's Web Mail interface and
> started using SpamBlocker. It really didn't seem to do much good. With
> it I was able to add some 500 addresses to my blocked sender list, and
> still I get the same amount of junk, and now I can't add anymore
> I am afraid that some of the senders I have blocked may be customers or
> potential customers who may require support. So maybe I should unblock
> the email addresses that do not look like obvious fakes.
> I found a way to keep my allocation from overflowing... I just have Mail
> check and delete from server every hour.
> This does have a disadvantage, I can no longer put my system to sleep.
> It appears that I can allow the HD to spin down, and I also put the
> display to sleep.
> Has anyone else had simular problems? (I'm sure some have)
> More importantly, what solutions did you use? I don't reall y think
> mine is the best long term, so I'm looking for ideas.