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Ftc Obtains Order Barring Pop-up Spam Scam


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#1 YoKenny

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Posted 06 November 2003 - 01:48 PM

“This is nothing more than a high-tech version of a classic scam,” said Howard Beales, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. “The defendants created the problem that they proposed to solve – for a fee. Their pop-up spam wasted computer users’ time and caused them needless frustration.”

http://www.ftc.gov/o...11/dsquared.htm
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#2 Archon_Wing

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Posted 15 December 2003 - 11:30 PM

This is indeed good news, but actualy enforcing it on more than three spammers will be difficult. Wasn't someone working on a way to bait these scammers, in somehow finding a way to trace them?

#3 YoKenny

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Posted 16 December 2003 - 06:09 AM

Haven't seen any more about this.
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