Ric Romero of KABC TV Los Angeles reported on the ever-

growing spam problem and what you can do to fight back. 

The segment aired on ABC Channel 7 News at 5pm on

July 29 and 30, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA.




Part 1 – July 29, 2003

  • Dan Balsam fights back in court… and wins.
  • Earthlink reports a 5x increase in spam in the last 18 months, and manages to filter out 60-70% before it gets to subscribers’ emailboxes.
  • Tips to avoid spam: Always opt-out of all promotions when registering at a website, use “disposable” email addresses, and never reply to spam – even to unsubscribe.


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Part 2 – July 30, 2003







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