|Penis Patch the Top Spam in 2005|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Wed, 28 Dec 2005 10:28:17 -0600
Ads mentioning real estate tycoon Donald Trump and those hawking|
"Penis Patch" body enhancements were among the top 10 junk e-mails in
2005, according to America Online.
Noticeably absent? Porn.
"Porn is passe when it comes to spam," Nicholas Graham, an AOL
Sexually suggestive e-mails took another tumble this year after
More than a half-trillion junk e-mails, known as spam, were blocked by
E-mails using more sophisticated tactics that attempt to deceive
Spammers "are (employing) 'back alley' tactics, and they are doing it
In 2005, AOL blocked an average of 1.5 billion spams per day. Approxi-
AOL is a division of media conglomerate Time Warner Inc.
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