is a multi-headed monster and single software solutions are no longer effective.
To stop spam
and viruses from entering the system in the first place, and to ease the concern of keeping spam
filters current, many businesses turn to remote e-mail filtering services that can pre-process e-mail before it is delivered to the company.
The law also prohibits sending spam
that falsifies the source, destination or routing information, while requiring commercial e-mail senders to include their physical address.
Most solutions to spam
fall into three classes: technical, economic, and legal.
Most of the laws are targeting deceptive marketing, fraudulent claims, falsified return addresses and unsubscribe links that don't work--the real underbelly of the spam
business," said Michael Herrick, president of Matterform Media, a Santa Fe, N.
While governments, businesses, and consumers worldwide agree that fraudulent spam
e-mails must be eradicated, their methods of solving the problem differ.
Barracuda Central collects image spam
samples from its honeypot systems and from more than 40,000 customer systems throughout the world.
This is a very effective way to identify spam
since all spam
has some call to action that typically urges the user to visit a web site or another online resource.
Hormel Foods produces 435 cans of Spam
per minute, selling more than 100 million cans to American consumers in 1997, according to the company's Web site.
has become a merchandising mark, transcending canned meat and creating a cultural phenomenon.
E-mail server manufacturers will be able to redirect their energies into productive features instead of "the war on spam
Hagman's creation earned a first-place prize of $100 and a Spam