Join the war on spam

Subject: General Tech | December 1, 2005 - 08:50 AM |
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Can the war on spam be won by everyone ignoring the spammers?  Read this article from The TechZone, and spread the word. If nobody clicks, nobody will spam.

"Everybody hates spam! I am sure spammers hate getting spam too, but they still continue to dish

it out. Why? Because it is still effective. Believe it or not, many of us still click on the links

or follow-up with the spam message. As long as we continue to do this, spam will exist. If

everybody understood this and paid no attention to spam, the spammers will eventually give up

because it costs them real money to send out emails. It is hard to quantify what the cost of

sending out one, two or fifty emails is, but 1 million or 5 million emails certainly has a cost

that is not negligible. When the payback starts to get so small that the spammers cannot make a

decent living, they will find something else to do. This day will come and I cannot wait for it to

arrive."


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