2bot_or_not_2bot writes "Spam: The Phenomenon is a detailed analysis of spam: products, scams, viruses, obfuscation methods, etc. Failed, and doomed-to-fail, methods of blocking spam are described. A general solution is proposed that does not: invade privacy, perform wide censorship or blacklisting, or involve payment and cooperation with corporations (beyond the transport and storage of data)." Hmmm.
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's now on IFTTT. Check it out! Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×