From the BBC:
The closure of a web hosting firm that is believed to have had spam gangs as clients has led to a drastic reduction in junk mail.
Two US internet service providers have pulled the plug on the firm McColo following an investigation by the Washington Post newspaper.
Anti-spam firm Ironport has seen junk mail levels drop by 70% since McColo was taken offline on 11 November.
But, it warned, it will be a temporary respite from the menace of spam.
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