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Microsoft suing spammers....Tilting at windmills?

  • From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
  • Date: Fri Dec 03 09:12:05 2004

Given the discussion here on the Lycos anti-spam campaign,
it is also interesting to note that Microsoft is taking a
more "direct" approach to curtail spammer activity -- suing

As reported on the NewsFactor Network, "Microsoft has filed
seven more lawsuits against spammers, this time targeting
those who violate the 'brown-paper wrapper' provision of
the CAN-SPAM law, which sets rules for sexually oriented
e-mail solicitations."


It makes one wonder if an entity with as deep pockets and
adept legal staff might actually make an impact on spammers,
or if they are simply tilting at windmills.

- ferg

"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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