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| Posted: Feb 13, 2003 2:57 pm

Ever wondered what would happen if you replied to just one of those spam-filled emails in your inbox? Would you be rewarded with 10% of $1,000,000,000,000? Could you become debt free in 2003? I'm sure you could, but probably not through unsolicited email. Nevertheless, Wired has managed to come up with a study that you may want to read. It might just save you a headache or two.

 

The human gene pool should be incapable of producing enough idiots to financially support the vast number of spammers whose scat litters so many inboxes.

 

So how do spammers make any money when no one with even half a clue admits to doing business with them? Are there legions of poverty-stricken spammers out there who are slowly starving to death?

 

Unfortunately, no.

More information @ Wired

 

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