The Joy Of Spam

Anyone who uses email has at some point been faced with what this writer lovingly calls the Spam Dilemma. The mailbox shows ten messages, but once opened, reveals only one actual email – if the mailbox owner is lucky. The remaining nine email messages are an advertisement, opportunity, or incentive.

Rather than running out of steam and going away, the Spam Dilemma continues to plague email users worldwide. The reason the deluge of junk mail continues is as upsetting as it is simple: Spam works.

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