Longhorn Network Salutes Whinston’s Spam Crusade


McCombs Professor Andrew Whinston’s fight against online spam is back in the spotlight.

A recent video produced by The Longhorn Network explains how Whinston’s endeavors at the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce have helped identify more than 20,000 American companies that are unknowingly broadcasting spam emails into inboxes around the globe.

For more information about the SpamRankings.net project — as well as an infographic that illustrates how serious the spam problem has become — read this article.

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Andrew B. Whinston

Professor, IROM

Andrew B. Whinston is a professor in the department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business. He also...

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Rob Heidrick

Writer, McCombs School of Business

Born and raised in Austin, writer Rob Heidrick has spent several years as a contributor and editor at local magazines and community newspapers. He...