New authentication system tries to block spam

Monday, 8 December 2003, 3:11 PM EST

Yahoo said its "Domain Keys" software, which it hopes to launch in 2004, will be made available freely to the developers of the Web's major open-source e-mail software and systems.

Spam -- unwanted Internet e-mail, direct advertising, body part enlargement, and other commercial endeavors on the Web -- has quickly become Web surfers' Public Enemy No. 1 as inboxes around the globe are clogged with hundreds of such messages daily.

Governments around the world are working on legislation to reduce spam, but in the interim a number of companies have stepped in with technology proposals designed to filter and block the electronic detritus.

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