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Anti-Spamming Efforts in the News

Virgin Net Sues Customer (April 20, 1999)
A British ISP sues a former subscriber for sending spam from its network.

ISPs Unite to Fend Off Spam Tool (March 11, 1999)
Following protests by Internet service providers, a software publisher pulls an email-address harvester off the market.

Europeans Mobilize Against Spam (February 3, 1999)
The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE), America's leading anti-spam lobbying organization launches a European counterpart.

Nevadans Against Spam (January 20, 1997)
Nevada's Republican majority leader William Raggio introduces a state bill that would make it illegal to send unsolicited email that sells real property, goods, or services.

ISPs Win Spam Lawsuits (May 6, 1997)
CompuServe and EarthLink manage to block junk email company Cyber Promotions from sending unsolicited email to their members.

Congress Considers Two Spam Fixes (May 21, 1997)
Congress introduces two separate bills, one that would expand a bill banning unsolicited faxes to cover email, and another that would require labeling the email as commercial.

'Open' Spam Summit Starts behind Closed Doors (July 11, 1997)
At the behest of the Federal Trade Commission, bulk emailers and consumer groups try to resolve their differences before the government starts regulating marketing practices on the Net.

Anti-spam Efforts Heat Up (November 14, 1997)
Spammers who thought they had a virtually free ride on the Net are increasingly having to pay for the online resources they use.

ISPs Crack Down on Spam (November 13, 1997)
Companies are taking a hard line against junk emailers with anti-spam products and full staffs dedicated to fighting spam.



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