FBI: Expect more spam prosecutions
U.S. Internet users should expect a growing number of prosecutions for sending spam and related activities, such as creating botnets.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has 70 active investigations into spam-related crimes, said FBI special agent J. Keith Mularski, speaking at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's spam summit. The FBI has worked with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance, a partnership between law enforcement agencies, universities, and private businesses, to identity spammers, he said.
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