Spam technologies: how to deal with unwanted assaults on your time

Bradley, Susan E.
July 2004
Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;7/9/2004, Issue 323269, p6
Discusses how businesses could prevent unsolicited commercial emails. Collaboration of companies that send out unsolicited emails with virus and security researchers; Pros and cons of the different technologies that combat unsolicited email such as word filter, blacklist and whitelist.


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