Protect Yourself From SPAM. Information Technology TechTalk – October, 2008. Let’s have a show of hands!. How many people get too much SPAM in their inbox? How many people lose important messages due to the SPAM filter?. Icebreaker.
TechTalk – October, 2008
According to Wikipedia.org:
In 2004, lost productivity costs in the U.S. are over $21 Billion annually.
The IT cost of dealing with spam rose from $20.5 billion in 2003 to $198 billion in 2007.
According to: http://www.spamunit.com/spam-statistics/
Just under 100 billion spam messages are sent worldwide every day (as of 06/2007)
“Bill Gates allegedly receives 4 million pieces of spam a day, or 0.004% of the total spam worldwide.”