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Spam – More Expensive Than You Thought!

9.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Spam emails, we all get them, every day in fact and they are very annoying but did you realise just how big a problem they really are? Let's starts with some astonishing facts. Cisco calculated that last year 120 billion spam messages were sent daily worldwide. That was double the previous year. Furthermore, it is generally agreed that at least 80% of all emails sent are spam. In November 2008 the global volume of spam mail decreased by at least 50% when a naughty ISP called McColo was forced to close down and around 83% of all spam emails in…