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What is Spam? A Brief History of Unwanted Email

As one of the most common means of communication today, our email inbox is a target to many online advertisers and scammers. From shady offers of lifestyle products to fake notifications of inheritance, our junk folders are filled with dozens of unwanted emails every day. It is estimated that 85% of all email is spam. According to Statista, 88.88 billion out of 105.67 billion of emails sent daily in September 2021 were spam. The total number of emails reached a record high in July, 2021 with 336.41 billion daily email on average. The percent of spam emails was also around…