Summer of slimming spam for women

Friday, 27 May 2005, 2:08 PM EST

May 2005 saw a sharp rise in the amount of spam targeted at women, particularly for slimming products.

As summer approaches email headers like 'No Room For Thunder Thighs In a Bikini' are being targeted at women in the same way as erectile dysfunction products are aimed at men. Other products include dietary supplements, and body wraps that supposedly absorb fat.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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