British ISP fires back at spammers

Friday, 13 October 2006, 7:10 PM EST

BT has launched an automated system to identify professional spammers and 'botnet'-infected customers on the BT broadband network.

Professional spammers will face account termination, and unwitting spammers and virus transmitters will receive help cleansing their computers of the programs that turn their PCs into "zombies," though there will be a fee for that service. BT has also not made it clear if it will help customers prevent their computer from becoming re-infected.

At Computerworld.

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