15-508 / 17-801 / 19-608: Privacy Policy, Law, and Technology

Homework 14 - due April 22, 2004 (via email)

Reading assignment: Egelman; Spam!; FTC and Spam

1. Describe five possible solutions to the spam problem. (The assigned reading and the 4/22 lecture should give you some ideas. You may want to do a little additional reading as well.) For each solution explain a) how it works, b) the advantages of this solution over other solutions, c) the downsides of this solution. Include footnotes or a "references cited" section (with parenthetical references in your text).