Corporations facing spam headache

Tuesday, 27 January 2004, 11:48 AM EST

Lower mortgage rates, improve your sex life, cell phones at no cost, free DVD player, zero balance, larger breasts or cheap cigarettes...

Seen these phrases somewhere before? These are just some of the common words used for junk, or spam, e-mail.

Any mention of these gives many businesses and their respective IT departments a headache -- they see spam as the modern-day corporate scourge.

As spam continues to clog up servers, reduce bandwidth and suck up man-hours, corporations are realizing a more proactive approach is needed to tackle this growing problem.

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