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Cell Phone Spam Hits 80% of Europeans


Posted by Alex Grahmann Categories: Cell Phones


Cell Phone Spam Europe According to a recent survey by the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and the International Telecommunication Union, over 80% of European cell phone users have received at least one SMS spam in the past year.  In comparison, only around 10% of Americans have reported receiving SMS spam.  Despite the fact that cell phone spamming continues to haunt South Korea and grow throughout Europe, and cell phone operating systems remain largely unequipped to deal with the spamming menace, American cell phone companies are denying that the problem will grow in North America any time soon, due mostly to the differences in how tightly American companies control their wireless networks. Still, for any would-be programmers looking for a million-dollar idea, anti-spam cell phone software may just be the untapped market of your dreams.

Read More | Yahoo News!


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