How tell T-bird a daily e-mail news digest is NOT a scam

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by kaplan3jiim, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. kaplan3jiim

    kaplan3jiim Guest

    I'm using Thunderbird The last update was several months
    ago, but beginning about two weeks ago every day when I get an e-mail
    digest from the Chicago Tribune, it warns me that it things "this is a
    scam". I keep telling it no, but each day the same message pops up
    above the e-mail. The sender address is always the same; I don't have
    a past message, but the "reply to" address has some additional numbers
    in it and may change daily.

    Is there any way to permanently convince Thunderbird this message is
    not a scam?


    kaplan3jiim, Nov 26, 2007
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  2. kaplan3jiim

    yogi22 Guest

    Tools > Options > Privacy > Uncheck "Tell me if the message I'm
    reading is a suspected email scam"

    This will disable this "feature" from all messages received. However,
    I found, like you, that this "feature" gave lots of false positives,
    but missed the very few Nigerian scams that still occasionally make it
    past my ISP's filters. IOW, I think this "feature" is a PITA
    yogi22, Nov 26, 2007
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  3. unfortunately, the scam feature is not trainable [yet] like
    the junk filters are.

    *IMPORTANT*: Sorry folks, but messages emailed to me will be

    Peter Potamus & His Magic Flying Balloon:
    Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo, Nov 26, 2007
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