As the use of e-mail has increased over recent years, so has the amount of junk mail that people have to deal with on a daily basis. David Eilon and James Watts take a look at what is being done to combat this
Few will have celebrated the recent 10th birthday of spam. The first unsolicited electronic message was sent out (ironically by a pair of lawyers) in Arizona during April 1994. Since then, everyone using e-mail has learnt to their frustration and cost how spam clogs the channels of electronic communication.
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