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can-spam act


Can Spam is working--Not!

By December 21, 2005


Facebook wins $3M injunction against spammer

Power Ventures and its CEO were found liable for sending 60,627 spam e-mail messages to Facebook members.

By September 26, 2013


The long arm of Microsoft tries taking down Zeus botnets

Microsoft and its allies seized control servers Friday in two states as part of an operation to not just stop the botnets but also to disrupt how criminals use them.

By March 25, 2012


Facebook and Washington state sue alleged 'likejackers'

New lawsuits describe Adscend Media as a "lifejacker" that dupes Facebook users into "liking" links that redirect them to ads.

By January 26, 2012


Yahoo awarded $610 million from lottery spammers

Spammers sent e-mails telling people they had won lottery prizes from Yahoo in order to defraud them, Yahoo claims.

By December 7, 2011


'Spam king' Wallace indicted for Facebook spam

Fraud indictment accuses Sanford Wallace of breaking into 500,000 accounts to send 27 million spam e-mails on the social network.

By August 4, 2011


Facebook files three antispam lawsuits

The social network has flexed its legal muscle against two individuals and a corporation it alleges were creating fake profiles and fan pages to spam and deceive users.

By October 20, 2010


GDC talk: Legal pitfalls for iPhone app developers

Despite the easy-peasy development nature of the iPhone, there are some big legal strings attached to getting an app out into the wild, especially for those trying to take their app out of the U.S.

By March 10, 2010


Facebook sues men for allegedly phishing, spamming

Facebook's latest lawsuit accuses three men of getting access to Facebook user accounts by phishing and then sending spam from their accounts.

By December 15, 2009


Facebook awarded $711 million in spam lawsuit

Judge also finds self-described "spam king" Sanford Wallace "willfully violated" court orders and refers the matter to U.S. Attorney's Office for criminal prosecution.

By October 29, 2009