August 27, 2004
Evaluating Spam Costs and Filtering Techniques
SteveF writes "Spam is the bane of Internet life these days and it represents a problem showing no signs of slowing...in fact, it's only getting worse. In late 2002 a San Francisco research company, Ferris Research, estimated the total cost of spam to U.S. corporations reached 8.9 billion dollars ($8,900,000,000) in lost productivity! This article looks at some of the methods available to curtail this menace."