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Spam About to Get Worst, Says Former Spammer in New Book

A spammer who goes by the name "Ed" (and sometimes SpammerX ), has gotten out of the business and written a book, "Inside the Spam Cartel: Trade Secrets from the Dark Side". The book, which has had a particular level of interest in the law enforcement circles eager to learn more about the spam business, predicts the spam problem will only get worse.

Ed says: "As broadband speeds increase, spammers will increasingly look to market goods by making VoIP calls or sending out videos. The ultimate unsolvable problem is users, who continue to buy products marketed by spam, making the industry possible… I think in 10 years we'll still get spam. Be prepared to be bombarded."

Read full story: Computerworld

Related topics: Spam, Telecom, VoIP
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Re: Spam About to Get Worst, Says Former Spammer in New Book Larry Seltzer  –  Jul 20, 2007 1:02 PM PST

"As broadband speeds increase, spammers will increasingly look to market goods by making VoIP calls or sending out videos..."

You know, I've been hearing this for years and years. Maybe there's more to it that just natural progression.

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