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SPAM perps flog anti-SPAM tools

The funniest thing I've seen in a long time is SPAM from obvious SPAM perps, offering to save me from the menace of SPAM! As if I hadn't already told everybody who'll listen to never buy anything from a SPAM perp, not even once, the very notion of trusting software from an unknown software house to guard against this malignancy just had me rolling on the floor laughing. Of course the laughter stopped after the tenth or fifteenth copy I got...
This won't help MS-Windows users, but if you run a UNIX host with the ubiquitous Sendmail, or your ISP does, you or they should check out this nice simple mail filter milter-regex.