International antispam experts meet in the Netherlands.The first European spam E-mail that is not requested. Also known as "unsolicited commercial e-mail" (UCE), "unsolicited bulk e-mail" (UBE), "gray mail" and just plain "junk mail," the term is both a noun (the e-mail message) and a verb (to send it). symposium (EU Spam Symposium 2006) was held in Maastricht, Netherlands on June 14,2006. Participants included antispam experts from across the globe, including the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and the US, with Russian antispam experts from Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is a computer security company, co-founded by Natalia Kaspersky and Eugene Kaspersky in 1997, offering antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, and anti-intrusion products. in attendance.
The EU Spam Symposium was the first European symposium devoted entirely to the issue of spam, and was supported by CEPIS CEPIS Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (The Council of European Professional Informatic Societies), an organization uniting 32 European states. Organizers of the event included the University of Maastricht and Spam Experts (Netherlands), a company specializing in antispam consulting and the implementation of antispam solutions developed in-house.
Both the organizers and participants of the symposium agreed that spam concerns Internet users Internet user n → internauta m/f
Internet user Internet n → internaute m/f in all countries, and is becoming more problematic each year. Participants discussed a variety of spam-related issues, from legal matters to the technical details surrounding spam analysis.
Among the participants and presenters of the conference was a person referred to as Spammer-X (i.e., an ex-spammer), who was invited by the conference organizers. He gave a detailed presentation on the way spammer gangs work, including among other things their budgets and profits, using "pharmaceutical" spam (the sale of Viagra and other potency potency /po·ten·cy/ (po´ten-se)
1. the ability of the male to perform coitus.
2. the relationship between the therapeutic effect of a drug and the dose necessary to achieve that effect.
3. drugs) as an example. The "Ex-spammer" evaluated the income of a four-person spam gang from a mailing to 40 million recipients at $7,690 and stressed that the profits are not evenly distributed--that is, the "boss" earns more than other members.
Nearly all presenters emphasized that spam remains one of the most effective ways of promoting goods. Therefore, as long as users respond to spam messages and as long as there is a market for spam, spam itself will continue to exist, and neither legal nor technical methods will be able to eradicate Eradicate
To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
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Nevertheless, technology can help to drastically dras·tic
1. Severe or radical in nature; extreme: the drastic measure of amputating the entire leg; drastic social change brought about by the French Revolution.
2. reduce the amount of spam. At the same time, all participants agreed that spam should be a concern for system administrators and ISPs rather than end users alone. This means that spam should be filtered at a higher level.