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Victory for spammers?

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by temi, May 18, 2006.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    The company has explained why its anti-spam effort is ending
    A series of web attacks by spammers have forced a security firm to end an initiative to curb junk mail.
    Israeli start-up Blue Security used a variety of tactics to make spammers clean up the lists of addresses to which they sent junk mail.
    The firm also automatically filled in forms on spammers' websites to get names taken off the mailing lists.
    But escalating attacks from spammers annoyed by the initiative's success has led to its closure.
    Widespread attack
    source: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4990622.stm
  2. in the UK spam is illegal, though it's percieved as a nusicance in the uSA.

    Why is ti ileagal? I saw on one UK polcie website that it is because people pay £££s to download ifnormation from the net and spam emails are unsolicited and in effect "tricking" them into spending their own money on somethign they don't want.

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