AOL joins industry anti-spam, anti-virus group

Tuesday, 2 November 2004, 12:05 AM EST

Internet service provider America Online Monday said it has joined the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group, which was formed last December by a group of communications and technology companies to fight spam, viruses and other online attacks and nuisances.

"America Online is committed to improving our customers' messaging experience," Carl Hutzler, director of antispam operations at AOL, said in a statement. "To do so, we must cooperate to find common solutions for eliminating spam and other unwanted communications and security threats."

By Todd R. Weiss at NWF.

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