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'Spam King' Ordered to Disable Spyware
January 1, 2004

A federal judge has issued a restraining order against notorious spammer Stanford Wallace, forcing him to disable spyware programs that secretly track users' actions and flood their computers …

Alleged Spammer Settles with Massachusetts
January 1, 2004

The first state prosecution under the federal CAN-SPAM Act was resolved this week when the state of Massachusetts reached a settlement with DC Enterprises and its principal owner, William Carson. M…

An Analysis of the New Marketscore Proxy
January 1, 2005

Marketscore (, a subsidiary of the marketing firm ComScore, has made software available to Internet users which is advertised as a tool to help the user influence the Int…

Billboards on the Information Highway
January 1, 1994

It may have been only a matter of time before Madison Avenue discovered the Internet, but will the Internet culture redefine the nature of advertising? …

Block That Spam
January 1, 2005

"Like cockroaches, spam may be impossible to defeat completely. But colleges recently won an important tool in their quest to limit spam's intrusions into campus e-mail boxes. A federal a…

Can We Legislate Spam?
January 1, 2004

© 2004 EDUCAUSE EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 39, no. 1 (January/February 2004): 54–55. Can we legislate spam? Declan McCullagh doesn't think so. In September 2003, Declan was rea…

CAN-SPAM Law Seen as Ineffective
January 1, 2004

"Most vendors of antispam products have charted an increase in the amount of spam since the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act, or CAN-SPAM, went into effec…

Canning Spam at Indiana University: What's Possible and What's Not?
January 1, 2003

How can a public institution balance its users' demands for institution-wide spam filtering of e-mail with the requirements of the First Amendment? Indiana University took a two-tier approach:…

Combining Policy, Practice, and Technology to Architect Layered Network Security at UMBI
January 13, 2005 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference 2005

UMBI's implementation of a multi-layered network security environment is explored as one possible model for use by other organizations. This presentation will discuss the need for and limitati…

Consumer Alert: How Not to Get Hooked by a ‘Phishing’ Scam
January 1, 2004

A Federal Trade Commission (FTC) consumer alert concerning Phishing, which is a high-tech scam that uses spam or pop-up messages to deceive you into disclosing your credit card numbers, bank accoun…