Russian Spam Site Shuts Down, Dramatically Decreasing Spam Worldwide

Russian Spam Site Shuts Down, Dramatically Decreasing Spam Worldwide

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spam filter graphic from FTC reportYou may not have noticed, but since late last month, the world supply of Viagra ads and other e-mail spam has dropped by an estimated one-fifth, curtailing the worldwide circulation of spam by an estimated 50 billion messages per day.

Russian police broke up a major spam export business with a criminal investigation of a suspected spam kingpin.

(READ the story in the New York Times)

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