Startup makes spammers pay

Wednesday, 13 December 2006, 10:47 AM EST

If you've ever wished you could bill spammers for the time spent reading and deleting unsolicited e-mail pitches, your day has come. A new e-mail-forwarding service hopes to make senders pay for access to your eyeballs, and is offering you a piece of the action.

San Francisco-based Boxbe lets you set up an e-mail address and add your friends, family and co-workers to an approved senders list, allowing them to e-mail you for free.

At Wired.

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