Let’s talk about spam.

Not that kind of spam — the email variety.

A found a very interesting article:

 

 

There was a time–2004 to be precise–when spam “only” consumed 70 percent of all e-mail. Those were the good old days. Today, as Barracuda Networks’ annual spam report shows, upwards of 95 percent of all e-mail is spam. In 2001, the number was 5 percent.

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This could explain that no matter how hard we try, no matter how many times we change our e-mail address, we are still getting spam.

If you have a website, one way to really cut down on spam is to not post your e-mail address.

Instead of posting your email address for spam bots to find, you could use a spam-proof web form like this:

teakettica can also install a security feature that will prevent spam bots from auto-filling your forms:

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information on how you can control spam.