May 4, 2013 — Your inbox overflows with spam, so what else is new? But have you ever wondered how junk email got its name? And where all of it comes from? Finn Burton, author of Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet describes the spam business, how it's become a criminal enterprise and how you can protect yourself online.
Mar 27, 2013 — The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
Oct 12, 2010 — We're taking steps to cut back on the amount of spam and so-called trolls posting on NPR.org, and we'd like your input on what else we can do to improve the situation.