The 25 Craziest Things Ever Said by Tech CEOs

2. The Spam Crisis Solved?

Quote: "Two years from now, spam will be solved."
Date: 1/24/2004

Though few journalists gave him the benefit of the doubt for his so-called "640KB RAM" excerpt, Bill Gates couldn't escape the foolish spam-free proclamation he spoke of with a select group of participants at the World Economic Forum. Gates mentioned Microsoft had been working on concept to rid users inboxes of junk email, with the company focusing on "three approaches." Nine years later, we're still patiently waiting.

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