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Close the Gates on Spam

Bill Gates of Microsoft spoke recently at a conference where he said that spam would be defeated in 2 years. He called for extra user vigilence in tandem with his plans for better filters, bulk mail retardants and in addition a postage stamp like system for e-mail. The article was not too clear on this point but it looks like the recipient will have the call on whether or not an incomming e-mail should be paid for by the sender. I can only assume that there is more to it but never-the-less interesting… source: The Register