Some great articles from BBC News…

Every single day I get loads of spam. Loads. More than I think is strictly normal. Dozens of messages. Every day. And it’s very frustrating. But what had never occurred to me today is how many messages I would be getting without the ISPs filtering them at source. But an article at has revealed that the spam problem is larger than most regular users think: “The problem is a lot worse than consumers think. A lot of it is filtered out before it reaches them,” said Joe McNamee from Euro ISPA (Internet Service Providers’ Association).

I’m regularly startled by the range of fascinating articles on – and that article on spam is just the tip of the iceberg. In recent days we’ve seen behind the scenes at Google, the first Segway crash and a survey revealing that Russian businesses bribe more abroad than any other states. Stunning.