...now throw away the key.
Only problem is that they are like the hydra - cut one head off and 2 more grow in it's place.
Notorious spammer Alan Ralsky has been jailed for more than four years over his role in a masterminding a stock fraud spam campaign that made him an estimated $2.7m. Ralsky, 64, from West Bloomfield, near Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 51 months while his son-in-law, Scott Bradley, 48, was imprisoned for 40 months over …
For me this just highlights stock market greed.
User gets email about cheap stocks, buys cheap stocks, sender of email makes money.
If people didn't buy stocks there wouldn't be a market for this type of spam. It's quite an enterprising little business. As for bubbles bursting.. isn't that what bubbles *do*?
Sad icon because he deserves SO much more.
However, I think we should focus constructively on what can be done to most effectively fight spam. This conviction is nice, but I think the best countermeasure right now would be for a better anti-spam tool for the use of regular folks like us. Basically something like SpamCop, but with more iterationas and more analysis. Most people would ignore it, but if 1% of the spam haters were able to dig more effectively into the spam and fight against it, I think we could really drown the spammers' accomplices in angry complaints.
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