Blocking a URL

  Dorkins 10:43 03 Mar 2008

Could anyone tell me how i can stop receiving emails from certain individuals by blocking them. I am using the latest vertion of Yahoo mail. Thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 10:50 03 Mar 2008

The best you can do is mark them as spam and get the emails directed into your spam folder; I've not heard of any way to stop individuals sending the email.

Is it a particular individual or an variety of problems?

  tullie 11:38 03 Mar 2008

Except for changing your email address,you cant.

  tullie 11:38 03 Mar 2008

Just a thought,whats the emails got to do with a URL?

  Dorkins 12:11 04 Mar 2008

I wanted to block e-mails from a particular
address. Thanks for the replies

  Clapton is God 12:41 04 Mar 2008

Which e-mail client?

  Diodorus Siculus 18:43 04 Mar 2008

How do I block mail from a specific sender? Can I un-block it later?

Yahoo! Mail makes it easy to block unwanted messages from a known address. It's just as easy to remove the block if you want to.

Here's how to add a block to an email address:

1. Click Options in the upper-right corner of your Yahoo! Mail page.
2. From the list on the left, click Spam.
3. In the middle of this page, in the space provided in the "Blocked Addresses" section, enter the email address from which you don't want to receive mail.
4. Click Add.
5. The address now appears on your list of blocked addresses.

Yahoo! Mail offers up to 500 blocked email addresses. You can see how many of your blocked addresses you're using beside the list – for example, “4 of 500 used”.

You can also un-block addresses whenever you want.

To remove a block from an address:

1. From the Blocked Addresses list, click the address you wish to remove.
2. Click Remove beside your the Blocked Addresses list.

After removing an address from your Blocked Addresses list, you'll be able to receive mail from that address.

This isn't a great way to deal with spam, though, because spammers keep changing their From address and other information.

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  phoenixeagle 18:30 05 Mar 2008

Can anyone assist, we have a netgear router which we have re-installed due we believe a blocking script being put into it
Reason for our belief? we can access sites if we go direct to internet through modem

  Clapton is God 20:50 05 Mar 2008

Rather than hijacking somebody else's thread, you'll get a quicker response if you start your own thread

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