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Most spammed man in Britain

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| Wins the lottery 44,000 times a day
|
| [...]
|
| The second most spammed individual, by ClearMyMail’s tally, also uses Orange
| as their Internet service provider and gets 13,578 unwelcome lottery winning,
| Nigerian scam and organ enlarging solicitations a day. Third, fourth and
| fifth place positions get 12,428, 5,760 and 3,982 junk mails a day
| respectively.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ed-man-britain

320,000,000+ Windows zombies can produce quite a lot.

Some legitimate E-mails are lost or bounced as a result of this, not to mention
the burden of deleting inbox clogup.


Recent:

Microsoft has duty to fight malware says expert

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| Why is Microsoft not doing this? Marketing, Abrams said, and tech support
| costs too.
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http://www.siliconrepublic.com/news/...id=single10763


Bots rule in cyberspace

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| USA TODAY REPORTS that on an average day, 40 per cent of the 800 million
| computers connected to the Internet are bots used to send out spam, viruses
| and to mine for sensitive personal data. Â*
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ule-cyberspace


Related:

Hotmail still riddled with spam

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| Microsoft has admitted that up to 98 per cent of messages sent to
| Hotmail addresses are spam.
|
| [...]
|
| The findings will disappoint Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who
| predicted at the 2004 Davos World Economic Forum that spam would
| be "eliminated" within two years.
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http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...ed-spam-admits


Microsoft is the world's biggest cause of zombie remailers

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| In China, it would take about one and one-half years wages (for the
| average Chinese) to buy a legitimate copy of Windows Vista. If you
| could find it here.
|
| Microsoft is the biggest cause of zombie remailers in the world,
| because they make noises, but do not do anything to address the
| real digital inequities in the world.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38202
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