Microsoft sues seven spammers
Microsoft today began an anti-spam blitz by filing seven lawsuits against hackers who allegedly used PCs infected with Trojans to send sexually explicit spam email that violated the Can-Spam US anti-spam law.
"Sexually explicit materials and publications for sale in stores are required by law to be covered from view with a brown paper wrapper, and it is important that consumers are protected online in the same way," said Nancy Anderson, vice president and deputy general counsel at Microsoft.
By Robert Jaques at vnunet.
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