Spam rates rise; will legal tactics improve?

Tuesday, 28 November 2006, 9:06 AM EST

The European Commission has urged its member states to beef up their efforts to cut spam, spyware and malicious software, after research showed that up to 85 percent of all e-mail received in the European Union is unsolicited.

Better cooperation with enforcement authorities from other countries, including countries outside the Union, is essential to defeat the spammers, the Commission said, noting that the The U.S. and the E.U. have agreed to tackle spam through joint enforcement initiatives.

At Computerworld.

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