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Peter Cochrane's Uncommon Sense: Not so wonderful spam

Doubling every 18 months - just like Moore's Law

Is it time to start spamming the spammers? Peter Cochrane thinks so, given current levels of nuisance, even though it'd be a drain on technology and time. It all started with junk mail through the letterbox - piles of unwanted paper advertising heading straight for the trash. Then it was telesales calling in the middle of dinner to try and sell us double-glazing and insurance we didn

About Peter Cochrane

Peter Cochrane is an engineer, scientist, entrepreneur, futurist and consultant. He is the former CTO and head of research at BT, with a career in telecoms and IT spanning more than 40 years.

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