World's most-spammed man
November 18, USA - William Henry Gates III or just Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, receives up to four million emails a year, and most of it is "junk" or "spam," according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. An entire department filters the unsolicited emails.
- Detroit Free Press, Ballmer talks up links to the Net, December 2, 2004. (Updated link clarifies quantity.)
The following sources were published prior to the clarification about the quantity of e-mail provided by Steve Ballmer, of Microsoft Corporation:
- ABC News, Gates: Even Microsoft Master Is Plagued By 'Spam'
- BBC News, Bill Gates 'most spammed person'
- CBS News, Spammers Love Bill Gates
- China Daily, Bill Gates 'most spammed person'
- CNN, Gates world's most spammed person
- Forbes, Gates: Even Microsoft Master Is Plagued By 'Spam'
- India Economic Times, Gates world's most spammed person
- MSNBC, Bill Gates gets millions of spam daily
- Reuters, "Gates may be world's most spammed person"
- Slashdot, "Gates: World's Most-Spammed Man"
- Washington Post, A Spam-Free Future
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