“Email spam is more than a nuisance. It should be outlawed by the governments of civilized nations,” Kate MacKenzie writes for PixoBebo.

“Why? It wastes time and resources,” MacKenzie writes. “Spam comes and goes, but here are the two best methods I’ve found to nearly eliminate spam on my Mac.”

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MacKenzie writes, “Your Mac comes with built-in Mail and filters, including one to capture Junk mail. As filters go, it’s pretty good. I use it to route incoming email to different mail boxes in Mail. The Junk Mail filter? It’s just not as good as SpamSieve… The other half of my email spam was from my Google Gmail account. Google’s spam filter isn’t bad, but I decided enough was enough. Once I deleted the Gmail account, the other half of my spam problem just disappeared.”

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