'Bad guys are winning' despite fight against spam

Three years ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Bill Gates, the Microsoft chairman, made an audacious prediction: The problem of unsolicited junk email messages on the Internet would "be solved by 2006," he said.

Mehran Sabbaghian scoffs at that forecast. Sabbaghian, the network engineer at the Web-hosting company Lanset America, said that a sudden Internetwide increase in spam last month clogged his company's servers so badly that delivery of regular e-mail messages to customers was delayed by hours. 'Bad guys are winning' despite fight against spam - Business - International Herald Tribune

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 5th December 2006 11:36PM