How to beat spammers at their own game

Monday, 25 July 2005, 12:31 PM EST

Don't think about blocking spam - imagine instead that you are playing a game against the spammers, with cash at stake. That's how businesses and internet service providers (ISPs) can improve their email filters, according to a new model of online confrontations.

By Celeste Biever at New Scientist.

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