Spammers' Stories

These articles about spammers are very helpful in understanding how to stop spam. For example, complaining to the ISPs that spammers use does seem to inconvenience them.

And best of all, so does filtering. In one article below, a spammer complains that filters have increased his costs 1,000-fold. That's exactly what we want to hear. New laws and policies may stop spam. Making it unprofitable certainly will.


WSJ: Pestering Millions Offers Path to Profit
CNET: Inside the Spammer's World
Detroit News: Top Spammers Keep the E-mail Flowing
Detroit Free Press: Spam King Lives Large
ZDNet: Meet Your Spammer
KCBJ: Online Marketer Downloads Claim on Virtumundo
TheStreet: The Check is in the Email, DoubleClick Promises
Washington Post: Powered by ... Spam?
MSNBC: Who Profits from Spam?
USA Today: Cajun King of Spam
Internet.Com: Spammer Urges Anti-Spam Law
Wired: Swollen Orders
MSNBC: Secret Tricks