Strange bedfellows? AOL, Microsoft, and Yahoo are teaming up to fight spam. Considering that they represent some of the largest consumer ISPs on the planet, that's a good thing. Most spam appears to be targeted at consumers, not business people. If it becomes harder to send spam to AOL and MSN customers, for example, that might be discouraging to at least some spammers.
More than anything, though, it's a great first step. The computer industry has got to come together to fight the spam scourge.
For more information:
AOL, Microsoft, And Yahoo Launch Anti-Spam Alliance - InternetWeek
Microsoft Press Release
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