Spam hurts developing countries most, OECD says

Wednesday, 1 June 2005, 5:01 AM EST

Spam may be a global problem but it's hurting Net users in developing countries more than their counterparts in industrialized nations, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

Numerous underdeveloped countries, especially in Africa and Asia, lack the knowledge, technology and money to effectively combat the growing flow of junk e-mail over their domestic communication networks.

By John Blau at InfoWorld.

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