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Internet Providers File Spam Lawsuits

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Internet Providers File Spam Lawsuits

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Internet Providers File Spam Lawsuits

Internet Providers File Spam Lawsuits

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Four leading Internet service providers announce they are filing civil lawsuits against hundreds of people, accusing them of sending unsolicited e-mails, known as "spam." The suits cite the CAN-SPAM Act passed last year. The companies filing the suits are EarthLink, Microsoft, Yahoo! and AOL. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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