What no spam

  Legolas 14:37 10 May 2009
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Since yesterday morning I have had a very noticeable reduction in the amount of spam I am getting in my email. I am with Virgin Media and when checking my email first thing in the morning I normally have a few dozen spam emails. Yesterday and today I have had less than a dozen. It looks like Virgin Media have upgraded their email spam filters. They did this a few years ago with a similar result, well done VM. Anyone else seen a reduction?

  kieronkirk 15:02 10 May 2009

No, but you should have a spam filter.

It can be set to suit the circumstances, "100 to -10" from memory.

I have mine set at -1 and I receive just a few spam messages a week.

Kieron.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:05 10 May 2009

Not just Virgin but Orange as well.
Nothing appearing in spamanhilator for the last few days.

  Woolwell 15:07 10 May 2009

Still getting spam and I'm with Orange.

  AL47 15:10 10 May 2009

google are amazing, i do not get more 1 or 2 spams a week,

even better not one good message ends up in the spam folder [i check it monthly]

  crosstrainer 15:12 10 May 2009

You are welcome to mine...Just email me via the yellow envelope :))

  AL47 15:15 10 May 2009

i will add that in the spam box i get about 10 a day, just checked

  BT 16:26 10 May 2009

I'm also with Virgin and my spam seems about the same. I had about 8 this morning and 3 more this afternoon trying to sell me Viagra!

  Legolas 16:31 10 May 2009

Well I think their must have been a blockage somewhere as I have just had a spam deluge. Oh well spam again with everything :))

  birdface 16:37 10 May 2009

I made a complaint to virgin about receiving spam after checking my account with them on line on thursday or friday.Automated reply saying they would be in touch within 3 days.You never know it may have helped but doubtful.

  interzone55 18:21 10 May 2009

Virgin are migrating their multiple email services across Google Mail, it could be that your account has been moved and your witnessing one of the benefits of Google Mail, their rather excellent spam filters.

Mind you if you had moved I would have expected even less spam in your inbox, I get less than one a week that fails to hit the spam folder, and about one false positive every couple of months.

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