EMAIL OVERLOAD AND OTHER PROBLEMS

We used to be crushed by email overload (more than 200 a day). Now we’re merely miffed. This welcome change in our emotional condition was brought about through Google’s free email service, Gmail.com.

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WHAT'S THE PASSWORD?

Like 63 percent of everybody, we use one simple password for most of our online transactions. This is dangerous. If you’re at a coffee shop using a free wireless connection, the person next to you can lift your password. SignupShield is a free program that can prevent this.

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WHAT’S THE PASSWORD?

Like 63 percent of everybody, we use one simple password for most of our online transactions. This is dangerous. If you’re at a coffee shop using a free wireless connection, the person next to you can lift your password. SignupShield is a free program that can prevent this.

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HIGH TECH SPAM FILTERS

What’s different about OnlyMyEmail.com is that it’s a spam filtering service that obliterates the spam. Unlike other spam filters, the entire message is examined for content, not just a search for key words that might be objectionable.

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SPAM BY THE NUMBERS

A trip to SpamNation.info is enough to depress the Good Humor Man. Spam, it notes, accounts for more than 90 percent of all e-mail. This is a huge drain on Internet resources.

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