Men file lawsuits in effort to dry up spam

Mark Aronson had a standard reply every time he received an email with the subject line "Earn a degree without leaving your home." It began, "You have been sued in court."

Aronson, 65, a retiree from Churchill, grew tired of clicking his computer's delete button hundreds of times a day as he tried to separate the valid e-mails from their evil siblings...spam.

He is one of two local men who have gone to court in their fight against the Internet's four-letter word, citing a 2002 state law that allows spam victims to collect $100 for each fraudulently sent e-mail. Anti-spam lawsuits filed - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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