Why do we get so much spam?

Discussion in 'FirearmsTalk Support and Suggestions' started by FALPhil, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. FALPhil

    FALPhil Member

    It looks like the pharma spammers are continuing to hit us, and now the porno spammers. Is there something that we can change to keep this from happening?
  2. Splatter

    Splatter New Member

    Funny this should come-up. I was listening to a program on CBC Radio (about the equivalent to your NPR) today, and it seems that the short answer is "No." Better spam filters tend to catch more of the email that you actually want. So then you end-up having to go through your 'Junk' file to find the email that you actually want.
    And the volume of spam is going up every year, and it's getting harder to filter, it has to, otherwise it no longer has value to the (mostly) criminals that use it.