USA Today: Inbox trauma: New junk-fighting tools falter

My spin: Spam, it’s NEVER going away. We’ve just got to deal with it. My friend, Nick Braak has a company focused on this section of email security.
Software makers have spent millions of dollars developing new tools for battling spam, and a federal anti-spam law went into effect Jan. 1.
So are our e-mail inboxes any less cluttered?
In the week since the law took effect, spam-filtering company Brightmail flagged 58% of incoming e-mail as spam, showing no change from December. And America Online saw a 10% jump in spam from overseas, possibly from spammers trying to evade U.S. law.
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