We are still actively working on the spam issue.
Elementary OS (stylized as elementary OS) is an Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution for desktops. It is focused on a more elegant and simple interface. Some of its more interesting features include a unique desktop environment called Pantheon, with its own panel, dock and window manager, and applications including Pantheon-Files, Midori, Geary-Mail and Noise. All included applications are made in-house or are modified versions of other popular projects.
It has recently been updated to Freya, which has included many new stylistic choices and bug fixes.
There is controversy over the choice of the developers to force the user to enter a zero dollar donation on the homepage before allowing the user to download an ISO. Canonical made a similar decision with the release of Ubuntu 12.10, but quickly reverted this decision.