Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft
Experts: Spam Volume Threatening E-Mail's Future
Wed April 30, 2003 03:46 PM ET
By Andy Sullivan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Spam must be stopped, lawmakers and Internet experts said on Wednesday, but few agreed how to curb the unwanted junk e-mail they say threatens to overwhelm the Internet's most popular application.
On the first day of the Federal Trade Commission's "spam summit," participants could not even agree on what type of online marketing was unacceptable enough to earn the pejorative tag.