Spammers can be beaten in two years

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by NeonWizard, Jul 6, 2004.

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  1. NeonWizard

    NeonWizard Registered Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    GENEVA--Millions of users may abandon the Internet and phone messaging systems unless governments and software companies join forces to block the spread of spam, key figures in an antispam drive said on Tuesday.

    The global battle against spammers who use the Internet to disseminate pornography, distribute unsolicited sales pitches and engage in the new menace of "phishing" can be won in two years, officials running a three-day U.N. meeting told a news conference.

    "If we don't work together," said Robert Shaw, Internet strategy expert with the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union (ITU), "we may see millions of people abandoning the Net entirely, out of frustration and disgust."

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  2. Checkout

    Checkout Security Rhinoceros

    Feb 11, 2002
    The really sad thing about spam (UCE) is that I devised a way to stop it - completely from even being sent - over a year ago. Simple. Ridiculously simple. And viruses. And can I get a major company like Microsoft to even listen?


    If anyone can supply credentials and an NDA, I'll talk about it. (Wishful thinking, I know). :mad:
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