For anyone even slightly optimistic about thwarting the never-ending crush of spam I have two words: don't bother.
At the Information Security Best Practices conference at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, I've learned the following from the first panel.
Comcast's Gerard Lewis, senior counsel and chief privacy officer, noted that the Can-Spam act of 2003 "hasn't done anything to curb spam," but is "a well intentioned law." Indeed, almost all e-mail is classified as spam.
Lewis should know since Comcast … Read more