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Spam-happy shoppers love stolen software

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 11:12 PM

Online shoppers are still willing to buy products advertised in spam, indicating that the problem is unlikely to desist anytime soon, a new survey shows.Published: December 10, 2004, 9:34 AM PST By Will Sturgeon Special to CNET News.com Among the most popular items being sold via unsolicited e-mail is illegal software--in many cases adding to the number of laws being broken by the sellers. According to figures from Forrester Research, a staggering 22 percent of U.K. online consumers have bought software through spam.
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