Top net villains and heroes named

Monday, 23 February 2004, 5:22 PM EST

It won the accolade for a system it set up that hijacked mistyped web queries and sent people to a Verisign-run site.

Hero of the year was Steve Linford who runs the Spamhaus Project that attempts to thwart peddlers of unwanted mail.

The two awards were given out during the annual ceremony in which the UK net industry picks out the best and most innovative in its business.

At BBC.

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