NY Times: Finding Solution to Secret World of Spam

My spin: Spam. I HATE IT and really didn’t know how bad it was until my email provider, Zorka took off (I hope temporarily) Spammassassin from the email server. What to do…hit delete, delete, delete….
News Clip: WASHINGTON, May 2 ó There probably isn’t a “Wendy” behind the e-mail offering a way to “lose 30 pounds in 30 days.” And it seems unlikely that the real vendor of the “Iraqi most-wanted playing cards” is really named “Doc Holiday.”
Most unwanted bulk e-mail, or spam, is sent under forged names and addresses, making it hard to track down the real senders. At a three-day forum that just ended here on spam, sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission, there was a consensus that spam was increasing rapidly this year. But there was little certainty about who was behind it.
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