Microsoft find spam bill hard to swallow

Wednesday, 24 August 2005, 4:57 AM EST

Microsoft's Technology Care and Safety Group, headed by Ryan Hamlin, is celebrating a blow against spam in the US after securing a $US7 million settlement from former spammer Scott Richter, who Mr Hamlin describes as the third largest spammer in the US, responsible for sending out more than 20 billion spam messages in just one year.

By Tom Pullar-Strecker at Stuff.

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