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Tables of Contents for Stopping Spam
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
vii
 
1: What's Spam and What's the Problem?
1
16
Slapped in the Face
1
2
What's Wrong with Spam
3
8
A Taxonomy of Spam
11
6
2: The History of Spam
17
19
Prehistory
17
3
Early Bulk Email
20
10
Usenet and the Spam Cancelers
30
3
In Their Own Words
33
3
3: Spamming Today
36
7
The Players
36
4
The Technology
40
1
Spamming in the Future
41
2
4: Internet Basics
43
23
Addresses
43
4
Protocols
47
1
Email
48
8
Usenet News
56
8
Instant Messages
64
2
5: A User's Guide to Email Spam
66
41
Safeguarding Your Email Address
66
8
Filtering Junk Mail
74
11
Responding to Junk Mail
85
22
6: A User's Guide to Usenet Spam
107
27
Filtering News
107
7
Responding to Spam
114
20
7: Spam Stopping for Administrators and ISPs
134
19
Policy Choices
134
5
Blocking Incoming Spam
139
7
Stopping Outgoing Spam
146
7
8: Community Action
153
16
Sharing Information
153
4
Group Action
157
3
Legal and Legislative Action
160
7
Informing the Public
167
2
A: Tools and Information
169
8
B: Cyber Promotions Timeline
177
6
Index
183