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Comment: Compare apples to apples -- what about Q4 2009? (Score 1) 263

by pediddle (#34710792) Attached to: The Significant Decline of Spam

This article is rediculous:

The large amounts of pre-Christmas spam are something of a tradition, but here too the outbreak was smaller than most of the large outbreaks this year.

What about the Christmas outbreak last year? Was it different?

I get the feeling the author is just spinning the numbers. Who knows, there could be no decline at all unless seasonal trends are fully accounted for.

I cannot conceive that anybody will require multiplications at the rate of 40,000 or even 4,000 per hour ... -- F. H. Wales (1936)

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