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FTC Shuts Down US Web Hosting Firm Involved in Massive Global Spam Operation

Brian Krebs of the Washington Post reports: "In an unprecedented move, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal steps to shut down a Web hosting provider in Northern California that the agency says was directly involved in managing massive global spam operations. Sometime on Tuesday, more than 15,000 Web sites connected to San Jose, Calif., based Triple Fiber Network (3FN.net) went dark. 3FN's sites were disconnected after a Northern California district court judge approved an FTC request..."

Read full story: Washington Post

Updates:  UPDATED Jun 05, 2009 11:27 am PDT
Web-hosting firm Pricewert objects to FTC shutdown Network World, Jun.5.2009

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