US judge permanently shuts down ISP catering to spam, porn

[IDG] A federal judge has ordered the permanent closure of an Internet service provider long accused of hosting and distributing spam, spyware, child pornography and other illegal content, at the request of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.Judge Ronald Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose ordered that the computer servers and other assets owned by Pricewert, doing business as 3FN.net, be sold by a court-appointed receiver. Whyte also ordered the company to turn over $1.08 million in illegal profits to the FTC, according to court documents.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9176984/Judge_permanently_shuts_down_ISP_catering_to_spam_porn
http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/347175/judge_permanently_shuts_down_isp_catering_spam_porn/
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/051910-judge-permanently-shuts-down-isp.html
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/196665/.html

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