Canning the junk

Meall, Lesley
March 2006
Accountancy;Mar2006, Vol. 137 Issue 1351, p84
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to the U.S. research firm Ferris, unsolicited electronic mail, spam, costs businesses an estimated $50 billion annually in lost productivity and other expenses. Great Britain companies spend about £1.3 billion a year dealing with spam. Some junk mail is blocked at the source thanks to service providers such as AOL, MSN and Yahoo, which have agreed to block spammers when they have been identified. Some providers also have filters that send spam to the bulk mail box.


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