Spam: Unmasking a John Doe spammer


Ever noticed that Microsoft seems to sue a lot of spammers named "John Doe"?

It's actually just a standard legal tactic companies use when they want to file a lawsuit against unidentified individuals. The goal is to unmask the defendants by serving discovery on Internet service providers, domain registrars, online payment processors, etc. With any luck, Microsoft (or whoever's doing the suing) eventually amends its lawsuit to name the spammers. Spam Kings Blog: Unmasking a John Doe spammer

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 10th November 2005 9:31PM