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Decision comes just 15 months after she poached him from rival Google

Costly spam that needs to be canned

A new survey has found that the sending of unsolicited e-mails, known as `spamming', is costing British business more than pounds 5bn per year. Sandra Vogel reports

Film: The Big Picture: Try as you may, postmen are hardly thriller material

Junk Mail (15) Directed by Pal Sletaune

Internet: Why the Web's `Spam King' has had his chips

Internet users have been up in arms for months about Sanford Wallace as his company Cyberpromo "spammed" the net with up to 20 million e-mails each day. So why is he not online anymore? And what is spamming? Charles Arthur on the battle over the Net's fut

Letter: Living in the past

Sir: I too have had Conservative junk mail (letters, 7 February). It was addressed to "Mr R Maynes PHD History" - which seemed odd enough coming from "The Rt Hon Dr Brian Mawhinney MP." But odder still was the letter itself. This began: "Dear Mr History."

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For more information on spamming, read the Spam FAQ (http://ddi.digital.net/ gandalf/spamfaq.html) or try a tool for tracking down spammers (http://kryten.eng.monash.edu. au/gspam.html). The site at http://www.csn.net/ felbel/jnkmail. html explains how to get rid of junk mail, while http://www.ca-probate.com/aol_junk.htm is one ex-AOL member's anti-spamming page.

Letter : Charity begins with junk mail

Sir: May I make a plea for some patience with charity appeals (Letters, 27 and 30 September)? We all complain about "junk mail", but the problem is that junk mail works!

Japanese man...likes to write odes to...the joy of Spam

For centuries, Japanese men of letters have recorded the passing of the seasons and the pangs of love in haiku - tiny, delicate poems of 17 syllables.

Mmm! It's the great Spam marketing challenge

This month, hungry advertisers pitch for what is possibly the most blighted, image-challenged product, bar the Skoda car: Spam.

Media: Talk of the Trade: Bulk delivery

IF THE amount of junk mail counts as a green shoot, the recovery is well under way, the Direct Mail Information Service's latest figures show. After a fall to 1,435 million items in 1991, last year 1,658 million were sent to consumers. Surprisingly, the figures show only a third of us manage to chuck the stuff away unread.
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