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Environmental Impact of Email Spam [Infographic]

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Nobody likes spam. It fills up our email inboxes, causes frustration and wastes time. But there’s an even darker side to the junk email industry — it’s impact on the environment.

With 95 trillion spam emails sent in 2010, routine activities like viewing/deleting spam messages and spam filtering add up to a very large carbon footprint. Check out the infographic below for the reasons why spam is more than just an annoyance.

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Infographic by WebpageFX

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