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7/26/07: Spam Wars

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By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – How much time does it take you each morning to slog through the stack of emails promising you weight loss, riches from the Nigerian bank account of a recently deceased prince or huge discounts on watches? Technology writer Danny Goodman reports that as much as 80% of e-mail traffic is unsolicited - and unwanted. Goodman joins us to talk about how spam figures into technology, economy and the law, and about how spammers use human nature to exploit the world's email system.

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