The amount of adult e-mail users in the US that trust e-mail less because of spam is back it 53 percent, the same level as in 2003, down from 62 percent in 2004.
"This shows some level of tolerance that people are manifesting," said Deborah Fallows, a senior research fellow at Pew and the study's author. "Maybe it's their getting used to it. Maybe it's like other annoying things in life -- air pollution, traffic -- they are just learning to live with it."The study also discovered that phising e-mail scams are increasing while pornographic spam is declining.
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