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US No Longer Leading the World In Spam

December 8th, 2009 12:20 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

darthcamaro writes America is no longer the spam king. According to Cisco, US-originated spam dropped by over two trillion messages — American-based IP addresses sent about 6.2 trillion spam messages. The new world leader is Brazil at 7.7 trillion messages. ‘I’m not completely surprised to see US falling to number two in the spam stats, but I didn’t expect it to happen yet,’ said Cisco Fellow Patrick Peterson. ‘I was really gratified to see the actual spam volume decrease, not just ranking, but we [also] decreased the amount of spam that is pouring out of the United States.’” The drop in US spam might have had something to do with the temporary shutdown of the McColo spam ISP.

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