Microsoft and Pfizer Penetrate Viagra Spam Ring, Get Hard Evidence

ISP giant Microsoft, and pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, have (finally!) teamed up to deliver a one-two punch to those legion of Viagra spammers who are the scourge of the Internet.

Aunty has been saying for ages that Pfizer needed to get involved, as in addition to the anti-spamming laws available these days, Pfizer has good old trademark infringement law – not to mention all of the various laws regulating and protecting legitimate pharmaceuticals – laws which are powerful, well-established, and, perhaps most importantly, well-understood by the judges (compared to that new-fangled Internet thing).

Working together, Pfizer filed lawsuits against the site which are actually selling the bootleg or fake Viagra, while Microsoft… [Continued...]

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