John Leyden reports:
Facebook has launched lawsuits against a trio of alleged high profile hijackers and spammers.
A lawsuit filed in an unspecified federal court charges Jeremi Fisher, Philip Porembski, and Ryan Shimeall of “phishing Facebook users and sending spam from their accounts”, the social networking website said in a statement. Also named as defendants are Choko Systems, Harm, Inc., and iMedia Online Services, LLC, three firms associated with the alleged spammers.
The defendants face charges of violations against the CAN-SPAM Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the California Anti-Phishing Act, and the California Computer Data Access and Fraud Act.
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