Spam fighters hit criminals' weak spot

Monday, 27 August 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Is the fight against spam horribly misguided? For years, spam haters have relied on junk-mail filters and Internet blacklists, but lately some are saying it's time for a change in tactics.

Their answer: follow the money. And that means going after the Web sites where spammers sell their pharmaceuticals and watches and male enhancement products.

At InfoWorld.

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