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Unsolicited commercials are everywhere. We get flooded with junk snail mail, billboards crowd the roadways, we get telemarketing calls during dinner and thank God for the mute button during commercials. Spam is the same thing: someone wants us to buy something.

“The vast majority of recipients throw it away, but spam is so cheap to send that the spammers can make money even with an infinitesimally small response rate — maybe one in a million,” John Levine of Trumansburg, New York, co-author of “Fighting Spam for Dummies,” told LiveScience. “Robert Soloway supported himself for years sending spam, and reportedly made 700,000 U.S. dollars per year at it.”

In our last post, we discussed Software Email Security Solutions. In this one, we will look at: Read more »


Posted on : Sep 23 2008
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Posted under Email security, Managed Services, SaaS |

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