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New Outlook to give spammers the boot

By Julio Franco
Nov 1, 2002
  1. Microsoft is taking spam fighting more seriously in the next version of its widely used Outlook e-mail and contact-management software.

    Outlook 11 will, by default, no longer grab data such as images from outside servers when previewing e-mail formatted like Web pages. The ability to send and receive e-mail formatted in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) was at one time touted as a feature in Microsoft's e-mail programs.


    Really, any anti-spam approach is appreciated nowadays... I'm getting as much as a hundred spam e-mails daily on my TechSpot account. And I wonder, who is paying for non opt-in mailing lists anyway, those will never get read!

    Read more: CNet News.
     
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