Can That Spam!

Congress is trying to regulate junk e-mail. But there are better ways to fight it on your own

Could spam be dying? I ask this because much of the junk e-mail I get these days is about spam itself: how to make money from bulk e-mailing, how to "harvest fresh addresses," how to MAKE MONEY FAST on the Internet by spewing your commercial message to millions of people all over the world. If spam works so well, why are promoters so desperate to sell me on its benefits?

I know that mine is a minority perspective and that the typical Net user is furious about spam. And with good reason: By some estimates, unsolicited junk messages account for...

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