Another battle won in the war on Spam

The Federal Trade Commission claims to have shut down a huge spam operation that may be have been responible for up to a third of the world’s spam.

The FTC said it has shuttered an operation that sent billions of spam messages around the world directing consumers to Web sites, and that the operation was responsible for as much as a third of the world’s spam e-mails. According to the FTC, the operation included participants in Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Russia, Canada and the U.S.

The network was called the largest “spam gang” in the world by the anti-spam organization Spamhaus.

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