IETF creates antispam research group

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  1. Pieter_Arntz

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    As spam problems worsen for businesses and consumers, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is going on the offensive by creating a panel called the Anti-Spam Research Group (ASRG) to look for new ways to beat back unwanted e-mail.

    Many of today's commercial antispam products deal with the problem locally on a server or PC by filtering e-mail and trying to sort it into wanted messages and spam. But that really doesn't solve the problem globally, because all those messages are still traveling the Internet, hogging bandwidth and wasting resources

    Full story: http://www.computerworld.com/softwaretopics/software/groupware/story/0,10801,78938,00.html
     
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