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February 9, 2003

James Gleick: Tangled Up in Spam

I know what your in-box looks like, and it isn't pretty. It looks like mine: a babble of come-ons and lies from hucksters and con artists. To find your real e-mail, you must wade through the torrent of fraud and obscenity known politely as ''unsolicited bulk e-mail'' and colloquially as spam. In a perverse tribute to the power of the online revolution, we are all suddenly getting the same mail.

Also, in today's Times, In Cabs, Elmo and Friends Will Stop the Nagging Posted by Andrew Raff at February 9, 2003 05:45 PM

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