Spam Levels Increase to 94% of All E-mail

Spam, that annoying but ignorable scourge of the Web, has finally recovered from the jolt it received last November, when Internet backbone providers cut off McColo Corporation, a California Web-hosting service that spammers were using to coordinate e-mail attacks. The average seven-day spam volume during the latter half of March is now at roughly the same levels as October of last year -- around 94 percent of all e-mail -- according to the antispam company Postini, a division of Google.

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