After years of resisting, I finally gave up yesterday. I turned on the Yahoo spam filter.
So far, it’s caught 443 pieces of spam in 14 hours. The problem is that it’s wrong about .5% of the time, which means that two good mails got caught. If you write to me and I don’t write back, try not to give up. I’d ask you to write again, but of course, that won’t help so much.
What a shame that we let organized crime, aggressive promoters and selfish nebbishes wreck such a useful medium.
[Thanks to all your suggestions, I switched to Google’s spam filter. It’s terrific.]