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ConsumerWatch: Cutting Out Spam And ‘Bacn’ From Your Email

Chances are your email inbox is being filled with spam every day. The unsolicited unwanted messages can definitely clutter your inbox, but so can “bacn.”



ConsumerWatch: California Researchers Come Up With Solution For Spam

A team of University of California researchers has found what may be the best solution so far to spam. They are trying to convince U.S. Banks not to process transactions with three overseas banks overwhelmingly favored by spammers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

Dan Hates Spam

ConsumerWatch: Dan Hates Spam!

Meet Daniel Balsam, a San Francisco man who hates unwanted e-mail so much, he makes his living suing spammers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

Spam Attack Hits Twitter; Tied To Gawker Breach

A spam attack on Twitter showed why it’s wise to use different passwords for Internet accounts.

CBS San Francisco–12/13/2010

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Facebook Files Lawsuits To Protect Users

The same week it was hit with criticism for allegedly compromising users’ privacy, Facebook is filing suit against three companies it’s accusing of spamming its customers.