FTC Obtains Order Barring Pop-up Spam Scam

From: YoKenny (YKnot_at_home.invalid)
Date: 11/06/03

Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 15:17:14 -0500

"This is nothing more than a high-tech version of a classic scam," said
Howard Beales, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection. "The
defendants created the problem that they proposed to solve - for a fee.
Their pop-up spam wasted computer users' time and caused them needless