“95% of email is junk”

The email management headache shows no signs of diminishing. According to a BBC report: "More than 95% of e-mail is ‘junk’". The article says spam, error messages or viruses account for a large proportion of email traffic – less than 4% is legitimate email.

Of course, we don’t always see much of the junk – anti-virus software, spam filters and other automated responses reduce the volume of rubbish that gets through to our desktops. But think of the impact this junk has, clogging up and slowing down our internet connections….

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