Yahoo Going After Spammers Copycat

Email phishing occasionally make it through the spam filter, and sometimes, they even look real. So Yahoo is trying to protect the receiver (and its own reputation) by demanding “Yahoo! Lottery Spammers “use the name in the fraud.

The company filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in New York City, according to a statement. Yahoo cites Trademark Act Federal, Federal CAN-SPAM Act, and some state laws as the next.

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John Kremer, vice president of Yahoo Mail, said, “Yahoo! is 100% committed to protecting our users from fraudulent e-mail and it sends a clear message to spammers. We’re going after people who are trying to negatively affect e-mail experience for consumers on the Internet. With continuous efforts in the litigation, our main goal and priority to further protect Yahoo! Mail users and the public from this kind of fraudulent activity. ‘

The victory of law can not, in a practical sense, close the case – we see spammers survive large well before. Develop at least fall in the category of “good thinking”, though.

In a related action, offering anti-spam Yahoo Tips Yahoo Mail through the site. And this is the word to the wise: Yahoo official communications will always include an exclamation mark after the name of the company. Even CEO Jerry Yang, who did not take, following this rule, in which the spammer (and lazy writer) often do not.