Shutting down spammers.
Shutting down spammers. A.U.K. group of Internet service providers (ISPs) has taken steps to stop spammers with a new "get tough"
antispam policy. The 150 members of the London Internet Exchange (LINX)--which also includes major ISPs from Europe, the United States,
and Asia--agreed to target and shut down the sites of "spammers who
host their e-commerce Web sites with a reputable ISP while sending spam
from another network," according to a release from the group. LINX
is also calling on ISPs to shut down Web sites that sell spamming tools
including CDs "containing millions of illegally collected e-mail