[thelist] OT: Recommendation for Mac Anti-Spam Desktop Software

Simon Willison cs1spw at bath.ac.uk
Fri Dec 19 12:13:50 CST 2003

Bob Haroche wrote:

> My client is inundated with spam (hundreds a day). She doesn't want to
> use a 3rd party filtering service or go the procmail server side
> route. Instead we're looking at desktop solutions. She uses Mac 0S 9.x
> and Outlook Express 5.
> I've googled and found a bunch of mac software, but being a windows
> minion, I'm not familiar with any of them. Can anyone recommend decent
> anti-spam software for the mac platform?

If Mozilla Thunderbird is available for OS 9 it could be worth a look - 
I've been training it's spam filter for a month or so now and it's got 
pretty good. It does sound like you're starting from a pretty tough 
position though - Outlook Express 5 and OS 9 are hardly cutting edge.

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