Antispam measures falling short

McNamara, Paul
October 1997
Network World;10/27/97, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p10
Trade Publication
Discloses that the Internet Mail Consortium (IMC) has warned electronic mail users and vendors that existing methods for preventing junk e-mail or spam mail are useless against determined spammers. Possibility that legitimate direct marketers might get into spam mail; Details of IMC's `Unsolicited Bulk Email: Mechanisms for Control' report; Hesitation on the part of those affected to embrace an outright ban on spam mail.


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