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Spam news from 2003.- Category ID : 56097
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USA Today: Idaho man takes junk e-mail senders to court

Kevin Wilson is on a mission to rid his e-mail of unwanted electronic advertisements.
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BBC News: The most annoying spam of 2002

The most annoying spam purported to pass on to people free passwords for sex sites that usually levy a charge to look beyond the front page.
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The Age: Spam, spam, virus, porn and spam on spam

The e-mail system is wilting under the attack of confidence tricksters and the mad inventors of viruses, warns Garry Barker.
4 - Consumer Groups Seek to Put a Can on Spam

E-mail users seeking relief from spam - unsolicited ads, commercials and promotions that frequently fill up online mailboxes - should not count on help from Congress this year.
5 - Group to field spam-filter complaints

A group of e-mail marketers on Tuesday set up an Internet forum for people to air grievances about spam filters--which can swallow legitimate messages along with the targeted commercial come-ons.
6 - Microsoft going after Hotmail spammers

Microsoft is turning up the heat on spam, filing a lawsuit to go after people it suspects of having harvested e-mail addresses from its Hotmail servers to spam subscribers.
7 - Standards group takes aim at spam

An influential Internet standards-setting body has begun a close scrutiny of the mounting problem of e-mail spam, in an effort that could have broad-ranging implications for future e-mail use and security.
8 - Antivirus firm takes on junk e-mail

Antivirus company Trend Micro is jumping into the antispam fray, unveiling new software it hopes will help information technology managers protect their workers from an increasing barrage of unwanted messages.
9 - Spam blocker charges for e-mail

An Australian entrepreneur has created what may be the first antispam service that lets its users charge for the privilege of sending them e-mail.
10 - Spam suits seek poetic justice

Antispam company Habeas is suing bulk e-mailers, accusing them of using its poetry without permission in an unusual use of trademark law to clamp down on spammers.
11 - AT&T spam filter loses valid e-mail

AT&T WorldNet this week activated a risky spam-filtering technique that it shortly had to defuse after subscribers discovered they were losing legitimate e-mail.
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