What Can Be Done to Fight Spam

The previous sections describe various aspects of spam and how it affects individuals, companies, and developers. Based on the enormous negative impact that spam has on our lives, we all bear a responsibility to do what we can to stop spam. The following sections look at ways in which each of us can help to fight spam.


Individuals have the biggest opportunity to affect spam.[13] It's individuals who are running the companies, marketing departments, and data centers that send out spam. Individuals are also the terminus for spam; meaning collectively we could use tools that can make spam a bad memory. The suggestions that I am providing here for individuals applies to consumers, employees, students, and ...

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