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I'm getting unwanted emails from the Tea Party. I've Unsubscribed 5 times, called Comcast to work on spam folder  and still get them. I even called Comcast again and got help to filter the emails out.  They couldn't be filtered out. I should have a right to choose and stop emails I don't want no matter where they come from. I am being bullied. Does anyone know a fix?

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Re: unwanted emails

Do the words "Tea Party" appear consistently in the Sender email address, the Subject line, or in the body of the text portion of the message?  If so, you should be able to set up a filter to discard them before you ever see them.  What other criteria have you tried?  You can also start marking them as Spam, although it will take time to train the spam filters.




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Re: unwanted emails

"Tea Party" is in the sender's address. I've tried to filter it out. I received a message that this address can not be filtered. I receive 2 emails a day. I will continue to Spam them but just wondered how I get them, why even "UNSUBSCRIBED can't stop them and filter won't allow me to... but thanks for trying to help.

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Cookie777 wrote:

"Tea Party" is in the sender's address. I've tried to filter it out. I received a message that this address can not be filtered. I receive 2 emails a day. ---------------------------


I have never heard of this before.  I just went into my own Preferences, and set up a filter  where "From:"   contains "Tea Party", and for an action I set it to send the messages to the Spam folder.  It worked.  It set the filter in my list.

 

Is the email address they are sending from always the same? Try using just the words "Tea Party" instead of the full email address.   Is there anything else consistent that appears in either the Subject line or in the body of the message you could use?

 

Also:  Using the "Unsubscribe" thingy in an unsolicited email is usually not a good idea.  If the messages are really spam, using it will only tell the sender your email address is active, and will generate more spam.  I'm curious----did you at one time give your email address to some organization that might have in turn given it to the Tea Party?  Or did the messages just start appearing out of the blue?  There are a lot of ways you could end up on mailing lists like this.




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Re: unwanted emails

Thanks, Latoque. I did not give my email to any organization that I know of. I will try the filter method again. Also, I didn't know about the danger of "unsubscribing."  I appreciate the info. 

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Re: unwanted emails

Using "Unsubscribe" is fine if you are dealing with an organization you are familiar with, and that you may have contacted yourself.  But when you get the more obvious junk emails, I would just delete them.  You may find this interesting---------------

 

http://ask-leo.com/im_drowning_in_spam_what_can_i_do.html




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