Redesigning the Net to save it from spam

Tuesday, 18 March 2003, 3:54 AM EST

They mask their e-mail addresses, install filters, create white lists of approved senders and blacklists of bulk mailers. An entire software sector has sprung up to try to defeat the spammers.

Yet inboxes are still bursting with unsolicited offers of prescription-free Viagra, get-rich schemes and pornography.

To halt spam cold, many experts agree, requires a radical technical solution at the heart of the Internet.

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