Spam news from 2002.

Media publications

  • New Ways to Can Spam E-mail New spam filter uses peer-to-peer networking tricks. (Published 2002-06-19 00:00:00)
  • andersja: Spam, Hype and SpamAssassin An article about hyped mail-filtering products versus freely available SpamAssassin. (Published 2002-10-16 00:00:00)
  • Spam Expected to Outnumber Non-Spam More than 30 percent of all e-mail is unsolicited and MessageLabs predicts that spam will continue its exponential growth into 2003, surpassing the amount of non-spam e-mail by around July. (Published 2002-12-12 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: Getting Tough On Spam Unsolicited e-mail is becoming a problem for users and internet service providers. (Published 2002-05-11 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: Hotmail puts squeeze on spam Microsoft is taking action to cut down on the amount of spam reaching anyone with a Hotmail e-mail address. (Published 2002-09-19 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: New York takes on 'spam' e-mail Fresh from his victory over Merrill Lynch, state attorney general Elliot Spitzer sues for sending millions of 'spam' e-mail adverts. (Published 2002-05-29 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: Nigeria grapples with e-mail scams The Nigerian authorities declare war on the growing of number of fraudsters who use cyber cafes to send out phoney e-mails. (Published 2002-04-23 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: The web bites back Protesters are turning the tables on government officials and businessmen who they say are making the web less pleasant to use. (Published 2002-12-16 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: US workers spared junk e-mails Spam is not overwhelming the inboxes of US workers, despite the growing number of junk e-mails promoting get-rich-quick scams or pornographic websites, says a report. (Published 2002-12-09 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: Using the net to catch junk mail A Napster-like network might be able to stem the tide of spam mail messages flooding the internet. (Published 2002-04-10 00:00:00)
  • BBC News: Why one spam could cost $50 A US law firm has become the hero of the common people for its decision to take on the spam merchants who wage guerrilla warfare on our e-mail inboxes, offering everything from sex to cars and easy money to psychic readings. (Published 2002-04-09 00:00:00)
  • BBC: E-mail makes surfers emotional According to US-based net think-tank the Nielsen Norman Group, people can have highly emotional reactions to e-mail newsletters. (Published 2002-10-06 00:00:00)
  • BBC: Spam poses threat to privacy Workplace privacy will be casualty in war on spam. (Published 2002-10-16 00:00:00)
  • Christian Science Monitor: 'White lists' emerge as a tool for consumers in fight against spam Americans are discovering that the broad effort to fight spam can backfire. (Published 2002-12-02 00:00:00)
  • Christian Science Monitor: War on e-mail spam ratchets up in courts, legislatures | A lawsuit against spam on the Internet is part of a larger effort to control the proliferation of unsolicited e-mail. (Published 2002-04-18 00:00:00)
  • Anti-spam Group Bocks Yahoo Stores An anti-spam group has put Yahoo's storefronts on its list of suspected junk e-mailers, snarling attempts by some customers to access the storefronts. (Published 2002-08-30 00:00:00)
  • Anti-spam service battles bugs A new anti-spam service launched with much fanfare this week is facing some technical hurdles out of the gate and frustration from the community it relies on to fight junk mail. (Published 2002-07-20 00:00:00)
  • AOL awarded millions in spam case A Virginia federal court awarded America Online nearly $7 million in damages as part of the Internet service providers' legal victory over a junk e-mail operation, AOL said Monday. (Published 2002-12-16 00:00:00)
  • Congress, critics wrinkle noses at spam bills Spam may be an unwanted staple in your in-box, but don't expect lawmakers to serve up new regulations anytime soon. (Published 2002-05-21 00:00:00)
  • Consumer groups fight spam epidemic A coalition of consumer groups plans to ask the federal government to rescue people from the deluge of unwanted commercial mail that clogs their inboxes and sucks up their time. (Published 2002-09-03 00:00:00)
  • EU body pushes spam guidelines The European Parliament has signed off on sweeping guidelines for Internet regulation, including prohibiting spam and the use of cookies without the explicit permission from Web surfers. (Published 2002-05-31 00:00:00)
  • Free speech or campaign spam? California gubernatorial candidate Bill Jones is back online after his Web-hosting service shut down his campaign Internet site in protest over a mass e-mail that some outraged recipients compared to spam. (Published 2002-03-04 00:00:00)
  • Groups seek federal action on spam Spam has become such a menace to the Internet that the Federal Trade Commission should take swift steps to stanch the flow of bulk e-mail, three consumer groups said Wednesday. (Published 2002-09-04 00:00:00)
  • If it's spam, the message is "delete" When Emily Sachar got back from vacation recently, she had an e-mail inbox full of hundreds of messages. Unfortunately, most of them were spam. (Published 2002-08-29 00:00:00)
  • Is your e-mail watching you? Watch out--the spam choking your e-mail in-box may be loaded with software that lets marketers track your moves online, and you may not even be aware that you've been bugged. (Published 2002-04-04 00:00:00)
  • Marketing group scrapes off spam label The Direct Marketing Association has created mandatory ground rules for members sending sales pitches via e-mail, a move designed to help avoid a government crackdown on commercial messages. (Published 2002-01-24 00:00:00)
  • Public access to FTC hurt by spam lists When Josh Tinnin tried to send e-mail to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission this month, he received an unwelcome surprise: He couldn't. (Published 2002-11-26 00:00:00)
  • Spam filter a career killer? A meeting reminder from the boss, a lascivious letter from a lover, or the daily tally from a fantasy football league: Which e-mail would you read first? (Published 2002-07-29 00:00:00)
  • Spam suit rings on Sprint Sprint Communications is facing a lawsuit in Utah alleging that it sent unsolicited commercial messages, or spam, in violation of a recently enacted state statute. (Published 2002-08-01 00:00:00)
  • Start-up wants your help to fight spam Ordinary Web surfers could play a major role in stemming the rising tide of junk e-mail crippling the Net, if a new anti-spam company hits its mark. (Published 2002-06-19 00:00:00)
  • Surviving in spam's shadow For Janine Popick, spam is a four-letter word. (Published 2002-06-20 00:00:00)
  • Yahoo users fume over "spam" switch Some Yahoo members on Friday reacted angrily to changes in the Web portal's e-mail marketing practices, comparing the company's revised policy to an open invitation to spam. (Published 2002-03-29 00:00:00)
  • You've got spam, and more spam Corporate networks are becoming increasingly clogged by e-mail pitches for pornography, money-making schemes and health products, and there's little relief on the horizon. (Published 2002-08-29 00:00:00)
  • CNET: Fat times for spam In September, more than 17 percent of all e-mail traveling across the Internet could be classified as spam, according to data collected by UK e-mail service provider MessageLabs. The company's figures are presented in its latest monthly report. (Published 2002-10-16 00:00:00)
  • CNET: Spam doesn't kill appetite for e-mail Spam hasn't killed enthusiasm for e-mail among U.S. workers, according to a new study on e-mail use in the workplace. (Published 2002-12-08 00:00:00)
  • CNET: Spam: It's more than bulk e-mail Consumers are increasingly applying the stigma of spam to marketing messages of all stripes, causing headaches for legitimate advertisers on the Web and beyond. (Published 2002-10-08 00:00:00)
  • CNET: Spammers slipping ads through Windows Spammers have co-opted an administration feature in Microsoft's Windows operating systems and are using it to bring up intrusive advertisements on Internet-connected computers. (Published 2002-10-17 00:00:00)
  • 4 Million Won Penalty to 5 Companies Distributed `Spam mails` Indiscrimately. 5 companies including adult broadcasting companies and shopping malls that have sent `Spam mails` ignoring the rejection of the receivers were imposed to correctional fines. (Published 2002-04-30 00:00:00)
  • Compulsory Notice of `Adult Advertisement` for Sexual Spam Mails The advertising mails containing bad things for juveniles like sexual and violent contents should attach the notice of `Ads for Adults` to the title from July. (Published 2002-05-08 00:00:00)
  • Spam Mail with False Title to be Punished The person who sends e-mails without an indication of advertisement or containing false exaggerated ads will be punished of suspension of business license or criminal punishment from May. (Published 2002-04-24 00:00:00)
  • E-Commerce News: FTC Shuts Down 9-11 Spam Scam The U.S. District Court ordered the immediate shutdown of a Web site owned by a European spam outfit for bilking more than $1 million from customers, Federal Trade Commission officials announced Monday. (Published 2002-03-11 00:00:00)
  • Spam slammed in survey People who get hysterical over the spam they find in their inboxes have good reason to be upset, Symantec Corp. says. (Published 2002-12-02 00:00:00)
  • Instant Messaging Planet: Mobile Spam Banned in Calif. Governor Gray Davis signs a bill that will prohibit the sending of spam to mobile phones and pagers starting next year. (Published 2002-09-20 00:00:00)
  • Internetnews: FTC Plans Crackdown on 9-11 Spam "Spam is one of the Internet's dirty little secrets, and it's bad enough when your mom gets targeted with porn stuff and get-rich quick schemes. But the people who prey on the public selling worthless products related to the events of Sept. 11 are among the lowest of the low." (Published 2002-03-07 00:00:00)
  • Internetnews: FTC to Pursue Deceptive E-mail Advertisers The Federal Trade Commission is planning to announce a series of actions against suspected spammers in coming weeks. (Published 2002-02-01 00:00:00)
  • Internetnews: It's All Perfectly Illegal The seven werpetrators agreed to settle charges that they were spamming consumers with deceptive chain letters. Financial terms of the settlements were not disclosed. (Published 2002-02-12 00:00:00)
  • New Architect: A Tidal Wave Of Spam Editorial. One man decides to give up on spam filtering. (Published 2002-08-01 00:00:00)
  • Spammers Claim Rights, Too Opt-In Marketing Services challenges antispam efforts, organizations in court. (Published 2002-06-03 00:00:00)
  • Verio Tries to Get Off Its Back Web-hosting company won its battle against an antispam activist, but the war is far from over. (Published 2002-07-25 00:00:00)
  • San Francisco Chronicle: Court upholds anti-spam law / Unsolicited e-mail not protected, judges say In a victory to thrill anyone annoyed by the "spam" that clogs e-mail accounts, an appellate court has upheld the constitutionality of California's tough 1998 law regulating unwanted commercial messages. (Published 2002-01-04 00:00:00)
  • San Francisco Chronicle: Spam going mobile Fight is on to keep unwanted text ads off cell phones. (Published 2002-01-15 00:00:00)
  • San Francisco Chronicle: Spam stampede clogs Internet Amid all the unwanted e-mail pitches for Viagra, porn and Nigerian get- rich schemes comes this message from computer experts: You ain't seen nothing yet. (Published 2002-09-08 00:00:00)
  • Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Deceptive chain e-mails targeted FTC goes after spam purveyors who peddle dubious schemes. (Published 2002-02-13 00:00:00)
  • 'Spam' bill would require senders to include personal info Unsolicited e-mail, also known as "spam," would become a thing of the past under a bill introduced by Sen. Bill Finkbeiner, R-Kirkland. (Published 2002-01-22 00:00:00)
  • SF Gate: Spam attacks growing According to the latest monthly data from Brightmail the rate of unique spam attacks measured by the company's network of decoy addresses has increased more than five-fold during the past year -- from less than a million in June 2001 to more than 4.8 million last month. (Published 2002-07-15 00:00:00)
  • SF Gate: Spam indigestion worsens So I get back after taking a week off and find my office e-mail basket spilling over with more than 700 messages. Several dozen were legitimate missives from readers and whatnot, and the rest . . . well, you know where I'm going with this. (Published 2002-10-09 00:00:00)
  • Slashdot: As the Spam Turns The SBL has added Verio's corporate mail servers to its blocklist which protects nearly 100 million mailboxes, because of the number of spam gangs on the Verio network. Verio also provides connectivity to AS26212, a collection of 9 of the most notorious spammers netblocks. AS26212 is also connected to and (Published 2002-11-17 00:00:00)
  • Slashdot: Australian Spammer Sues Back We've all heard the one about the spammers begin sued. Now, an Ausie spammer is suing back, for being blacklisted. Claiming damages and equipment replacement costs and so on. The whole article is over at Yahoo. So, I guess now, not only are we subjected to the spam, but we can't block it either? (Published 2002-05-30 00:00:00)
  • Sun goes down on man of words Green describes these electronic messages as "a little ray of sunshine". It irritates him that some of the recipients can't see the light. They regard Green's sunshine as spam, get mad as hell, and send him responses that are "threatening, abusive, filthy-minded, arrogant, quite offensive, and when you consider what I've sent out is philosophical, enlightening and positive, I guess they are not ready for it". (Published 2002-07-26 00:00:00)
  • Telepolis: European Parliament to come to crucial vote on spam "Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs" asks European Parliament to force the floodgates wide open for spam. (Published 2002-05-25 00:00:00)
  • The Age: E-mail users want spam off the menu Spam, spam, spam, spam! In Monty Python's day, it was comical, but today the unavoidable excess of spam has gone way beyond a joke. (Published 2002-10-16 00:00:00)
  • The Age: Spam, the plague giving the Net indigestion If you already get too much junk e-mail, you'll get twice as much by New Year - and at the moment there is little anyone can do to stop it. No wonder consumers rate it their worst computer problem. (Published 2002-08-01 00:00:00)
  • The Age: The dangers of spam SMS You can get paid to receive ads on your mobile, but it might burst the spam dam, writes Nicole Manktelow. (Published 2002-04-05 00:00:00)
  • The Age: The Plague On Monday the battle raging in cyberspace between spammers and their nemesis, junk mail activists, will be fought out in a courtroom, where a landmark judgement is expected to influence the future of direct marketing over the Internet. (Published 2002-10-11 00:00:00)
  • The Register: Anti-spam filters kill legitimate emails Heavy-handed anti-spam filtering can frequently lead to the loss of legitimate emails. (Published 2002-11-29 00:00:00)
  • The Register: AOL wins $7m in porn spam case AOL has won $7m in damages after it claimed its punters had been bombarded with porn spam. (Published 2002-12-17 00:00:00)
  • The Register: Hotmail, Yahoo! erect roadblocks for spam sign-ons Spam fighters have come up with an idea to frustrate the automatic creation of email accounts often used to send spam. (Published 2002-12-27 00:00:00)
  • The Register: Where the heck is all this spam coming from? The growth of the spam problem in 2002 has been exponential, writes Kevin Murphy . Companies that sell spam filtering software say currently the percentage of email that is spam could be 20%, 33%, or even up to 50%, compared to less than 10% a year ago. (Published 2002-11-25 00:00:00)
  • USA Today: E-mail avalanche even buries CEOs Take some tips from harried chief executives who are drowning in it In the three seconds it takes to read this sentence, more than a half-million e-mails will land in in-boxes. By 2005, nearly that many will land each second. The e-mail avalanche knows no rank. (Published 2002-01-04 00:00:00)
  • Washington Post: 'Résumé Spamming' Brings an Online Backlash Already frustrated by unwanted sales pitches and suggestive come-ons, e-mail users now face another onslaught, this time from desperate job seekers. (Published 2002-01-24 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Amy Grant Spams a Sour Note Jesus preached the gospel of turning the other cheek, but what would he have said about spam? (Published 2002-05-10 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Archive: Fresh Spam for Everyone Is your spouse dissatisfied with the size of your spam? A brand-new website has made several hundred thousand pieces of unsolicited commercial e-mail available for you to download today. (Published 2002-11-27 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Candidate: Spam in Every Pot A supposedly Internet-savvy Republican candidate for governor of California, one of the few states with an anti-spam law, isn't campaigning against unsolicited e-mail -- he's sending it. Bill Jones' campaign sent out thousands of unsolicited e-mails this week, urging California voters to vote for Jones next Tuesday. According to posts in newsgroups and discussion lists, Jones has spammed twice before, once in December and once in January. (Published 2002-03-01 00:00:00)
  • Wired: China Sweet, Sour on Spam Delegates at the annual meeting of China's National People's Congress roundly criticized Western systems administrators that are blocking all e-mail from China as a means to stop spam, but they also called for new laws to make sending spam illegal in China. (Published 2002-03-06 00:00:00)
  • Wired: E-Marketers Rue Address Turnover Thirty-one percent of Americans change e-mail addresses each year, in part to evade spammers, according to a new study. (Published 2002-11-12 00:00:00)
  • Wired: FTC: Where Spam Goes to Die The FTC now has the most complete spam database in the world, a collection of over 20 million missives containing the solutions to all human wants and woes. (Published 2002-11-05 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Liverpool: I Wanna Hold Your Spam A woman in a major British media company recently contacted the company's entire, 30,000-strong staff with an urgent query: "Has anyone got any blu-tack?" (Published 2000-07-22 00:00:00)
  • Wired: No Easy Money Suing Spammers When Ken Pugh sued the Elizabeth Dole for Senate campaign last month for sending him spam, it wasn't money that motivated him. (Published 2002-10-24 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Not All Asian E-Mail Is Spam A new great wall is being built, this time across the Internet. Constructed by frustrated systems administrators and intended only to stop spam, the wall could eventually cut off much of the e-mail communications between the East and the West. (Published 2002-02-19 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Spam Masquerades as Admin Alerts A new breed of pop-up ads is appearing on Microsoft Windows users' computers. The so-called "Messenger spams" have security experts and system administrators scratching their heads and recipients fuming. (Published 2002-10-15 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Spam Showdown at Battle Creek The small city of Battle Creek, Michigan, wants to lock up an anti-spam activist who it believes crashed its mail server. Never mind that the town government was using a buggy version of the Lotus Domino e-mail server, and that newer releases have fixed the problem. And never mind that anti-spammers may have been conducting a routine scan for possible sources of bulk e-mail. (Published 2002-03-21 00:00:00)
  • Wired: Sprint Calls Audible in Spam Suit A lawsuit charging Sprint with sending illegal, unsolicited e-mail appears to be turning into a test case for how much evidence a company can recover when defending against allegations of wrongful spamming. (Published 2002-08-01 00:00:00)
  • Wired: The Law Is Going After Spam Spam and Internet fraud -- the twin plagues of the information age -- are getting stepped-up attention from federal and state agencies that say more joint effort from law enforcement groups is needed to curb the scourge that is online swindling. (Published 2002-04-02 00:00:00)
  • Wired: When the Spam Hits the Blogs Strange things are afoot in blogland. Owners of weblogs have recently noticed that their referral logs have become the newest target for spam. (Published 2002-10-26 00:00:00)
  • ZDNet Australia: Aussie spammer sues anti-spammer in world-first case An alleged Australian spammer is suing an anti-spam advocate after being blacklisted by a spam prevention Web site, in what is believed to be a first of its kind case worldwide and one that could end up "bigger than Ben Hur", according to a source close to the proceedings. (Published 2002-05-30 00:00:00)
  • ZDNet Australia: Govt struggling with spam: Alston The federal government has issued its strongest indication yet it is unlikely to undertake decisive measures to combat the welter of spam plaguing Australia's e-mail inboxes. (Published 2002-11-28 00:00:00)
  • ZDNet Australia: Spam headaches bring more pain In the days before Christmas the amount of spam e-mail being sent and received looks set to soar as marketing machines and e-greetings firms go into seasonal overdrive. (Published 2002-12-16 00:00:00)

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