[LINK] Spam celebrates birthday

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Thu Jun 5 22:59:39 AEST 2008

>Spam is 30 years old
>Staying with the internet, spam email celebrated, if that is the
>word, its 30th birthday on May 3rd.  The first spam message was
>sent on the 3rd May 1978 to 400 people over the Arpanet - the
>forerunner to the internet. Today, according to the FBI, 75% of
>scams operate via spam and spammers earned over $239m (£121m) from
>these scams in 2007.  More worryingly is the fact that up to 85% of
>all emails sent each day are spam. For more information on this

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