Costs of spam
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The California legislature found that spam cost United States organizations alone more than $10 billion in 2004, including lost productivity and the additional equipment, software, and manpower needed to combat the problem. Spam’s direct effects include the consumption of computer … Read More

Newsgroup spam and Forum spam
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Newsgroup spam predates e-mail spam, and targets Usenet newsgroups. Old Usenet convention defines spamming as excessive multiple posting, that is, the repeated posting of a message (or substantially similar messages). Since posting to newsgroups is nearly as easy as sending … Read More

e-Mail marketing – The Bad
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Many companies use e-mail marketing to communicate with existing customers, but many other companies send unsolicited commercial e-mail, also known as spam. Illicit e-mail marketing antedates legitimate e-mail marketing, since on the early Internet it was not permitted to use … Read More

Google Knol, the paid Wikipedia
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Writers has now a good occasion to make profit. Google launched this week Google Knol, the user-generated encyclopedia similar to Wikipedia. And every author can earn money from his work, depending on the hits of his articles Google official blog … Read More