Spam-cramming foils vacationers

Friday, 5 July 2002, 2:08 PM EST

Vacationers with a sudden yearning to get away from it all are discovering that cyberspace isn't an easy place to escape.

After making a bold decision not to check e-mail frequently or at all during vacations, many find that when they do log on again they are greeted by a mailbox crammed with spam -- as well as a message from their Internet Service Provider informing them that their account has reached its allotted capacity and no further e-mail will be delivered until the box has been purged.

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