Microsoft researcher discovers link between spam and AIDS

No, you can't catch AIDS by clicking on a contaminated e-mail (though it certainly isn't good for the health of your network). However a Microsoft researcher has discovered a link in the technology used to block spam and the immune system's ability to fight AIDS, according to a story in BusinessWeek. The parallel between spam and biology resonated with Microsoft Researcher David Heckerman, a physician who also holds a PhD in computer science.

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