Chapter 5. Spam: Unwanted Email from Hell

In this chapter

  • What Is Spam?

  • Why Doesn’t Someone Stop the Spammers?

  • Where Do Spammers Get My Email Address?

  • Damage Spam Can Do

  • Reduce the Flow—10-Minute Tactics

  • Kill More Spam—In an Afternoon

This chapter explains why you get all those emails about cheap Viagra, amazing fat-fighting plant extracts, and attractive pillow-fighting college students. Yes, it’s a chapter about spam—the email kind, not the canned meat kind. In these pages I’ll tell you what it is, where it comes from, and what to do about it. It’s the amazing, natural, and safe chapter about fighting spam! No dangerous stimulants or damaging side effects!

What Is Spam?

Despite its namesake, spam is not a favorite Hawaiian breakfast ingredient, a pig ...

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