FTC reports spam in decline

The US Federal Trade Commission says that the controversial CAN-SPAM Act is working. In a report on the working of the anti-spam Act, the Commission says there has been a steady decline in the amount of junk email which fills the world's inboxes.

The FTC quotes email filtering firm MX Logic as reporting that during the first eight months of 2005, spam accounted for 67 per cent of email passing through its system, a nine per cent decrease from the same period one year earlier.

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