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Study Finds More Spam Mail But Fewer Complaints


Apparently, spam e-mails are on the rise, but people don't seem to be complaining much. According to USA Today, thirty-seven percent of U.S. e-mail users say they are getting more junk in their personal e-mail accounts, and 29 percent see an increase in their work accounts. The Pew Internet and American Life Project found that about half say they have not noticed a change, while 28 percent of Internet users now say that spam is not a problem at all, up from 16 percent in June 2003. Here's more:

"It's maybe starting to become part of life online," said Susannah Fox, associate director with Pew. "Once something's part of life online, people feel that they should just stop complaining about it and move on, even though people are still annoyed by it."

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