Spammy whammy

spam.jpgIs email spam the most unlikely business success story of all time?Today's Times, writing about McColo Corp, the just-busted spam company who were closed down for producing an astononishing two thirds of the world's spam, slipped in this little gem:"One recent study showed that even though only one in every 12.5 million junk e-mails receives a reply, spammers still turn a healthy profit. This is because more than 100 billion are sent a day."That is undoubtedly the most amazingly miniscule response rate I have ever heard of for turning a profit. One in 12.5 million!(Image: david at Flickr)

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