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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 Sep. 26, 2013


McAfee to plug 'spammer' hole this week

Patch will block spammers from using vulnerability in McAfee software to sneak spam out.

By Jan. 18, 2012


Report: United States is world's top spammer

New report from security vendor Sophos finds the U.S. accounts for almost 19 percent of all spam sent through the world, or one in five of all junk e-mails.

By Oct. 14, 2010


Google News spammer has new site, same trick

After one of its sites was banned from Google News for spam, 70 Holdings simply continued business as usual under another domain over the weekend.

By Nov. 8, 2010


NY spammer hit with 30-month prison sentence

A Brooklyn man receives 30-month prison sentence for sending unsolicited marketing e-mail to the e-mail addresses of nearly 1.3 million AOL subscribers.

By Jul. 16, 2008


Accused spammer must pay MySpace $6 million

Order by arbitrator is the second recent legal victory for the social-networking site over alleged spammers.

By Jun. 16, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 672: Spammer in the slammer

Don't spam people. It's not worth it. Jeremy got nine years in jail. Think about it.

By Mar. 3, 2008


Drug spammer arrested, booty seized

Drug spammer arrested, booty seized

By Aug. 25, 2005


Crave Talk: How to punish a boy spammer

What's the worst punishment you can think of for a lad who spammed his former bosses with 5 million emails?

By Aug. 24, 2006


Buzz Report: Q, Google, and spammer spoils

This week, Motorola has a Bond-worthy phone, Google's in a pique, and Segways are moldering in warehouses.

May. 21, 2008