timothy from the heart-goes-out-to-you dept.
jefp writes "In November 2004, Microsoft's second-in-command Steve Ballmer made some headlines by mentioning that Chairman Bill Gates was getting four million spams per day. At the time, I was dealing with a little spam problem of my own - I was getting around a million spams per day. I found it a little comforting that my problem wasn't quite as bad as Bill's. However, a couple of weeks later Ballmer corrected himself, saying he mis-remembered the stat and Gates actually gets four million per year.
This means I was getting one hundred times as much spam as Bill Gates.
I've written a tutorial explaining why I get so much crapmail and how I deal with it."
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