The Spam Vigilantes

"This is a message that spells out, 'I am a spammer,'" says Eran Reshef, his voice echoing in the receiver from half a world away. Reshef is the CEO of Blue Security, a startup he founded in Herzliya Pituach, Israel, and we're examining an email typical of a dozen I receive daily. The subject line contains an offer for bargain-basement "generic Viagra." I've long since burned through my animosity for spammers. I use the best filter I can find and delete the garbage that makes it through. I've learned the hard way that trying to opt out from junk email only attracts more of it. Wired 13.10: POSTS

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