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Friday, 07 January, 2011

Sudden Drop In Spam

Now, only 50 billion spam emails per day: Global spam e-mail levels suddenly fall.

The amount of junk e-mail being sent across the globe has seen a dramatic fall in recent months. The volume of spam has dropped steadily since August, but the Christmas period saw a precipitous decline.

global spam levels

While the reasons for the decline are not fully understood, spam watchers warn the lull may not last. One possible explanation is that the spammers are simply regrouping ahead of a new campaign.