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.
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.