Bill Gates receives 4 million spam mails a day

Posted on Sunday, November 21 2004 @ 2:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bill Gates and Microsoft were in the news a lot this week, most notably with CEO Steve Ballmer claiming that Gates is the most spammed person in the world. Bill Gates is said to receive 4 million e-mails a day, most of it spam.

But the question I had after reading some of the Gates spam stories is: Are 4 million spam messages daily enough for Gates and Microsoft to put aside political issues and agree with open-source foes on a Sender ID framework standard?

More info at InfoWorld

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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