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Microsoft Launches Legal Blitz Vs. Spammers


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published June 18, 2003
The software giant files 13 U.S. lawsuits and two in the UK, alleging the defendants flooded MSN and Hotmail users with deceptive spam.

AOL Files Spam Suits


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published April 15, 2003
The ISP targets spammers it claims have sent a billion unsolicited messages to its members.

Senate Anti-Spam Bill Introduced


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published April 11, 2003
UPDATE: The CAN-SPAM act would give consumers, federal and state authorities more ways to take aim at unsolicited bulk e-mailers.

Calif. Spam Bill Passes Committee


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published March 26, 2003
The bill would fine e-mail marketers $500 for each piece of unsolicited commercial e-mail.

AOL Pops Pop-Ups


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published March 12, 2003
The Internet service follows up on its ban of third-party pop-ups with a new browser icon that allows users to block Web pop-up and pop-under ads.

Finally, a Victory in The War Against Spam


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published January 22, 2003
As more and more states consider legislative remedies, New York's attorney general wins an injunction against accused spammer MonsterHut.

Spam's Cost To Corporate America: $9 Billion Last Year


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published January 7, 2003
Ferris Research says unwanted commercial e-mail is a huge drain on businesses, contradicting a recent survey finding spam a negligible work problem.

Are Pop-Ups Doomed?


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published December 17, 2002
Netscape becomes the latest company to declare its opposition to the Web's most vilified ad format.

Pew: Spam's Not Such a Problem at Work


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published December 11, 2002
Researchers find workers unbothered by spam, despite concern that spam has become a drain on businesses.

Microsoft Buffs Up Mid-Market Apps


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published October 28, 2002
The software giant rolls out enhanced productivity and connectivity software, in advance of its highly touted CRM debut.

Microsoft Reaps Licensing Policy Bounty


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published October 18, 2002
Microsoft reported robust earnings Thursday, buoying the wobbly tech sector and giving a glimpse into the performance of its controversial volume-licensing software policy.

Microsoft Debuts Content Management Server 2002


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published October 7, 2002
Continuing its Web services push, Microsoft officially rolls out an updated version of its .Net enterprise server line.

Big Blue Eyes CRM Mid-Market


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published September 26, 2002
BM teams with Clear Technologies to offer CRM for the mid-market, but it will soon face stiff competition from Microsoft.

Hotmail Users Have A Weapon Against Spam


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published September 19, 2002
Microsoft says Brightmail server-side technology will give Hotmail users relief from the deluge of unsolicited e-mails they now receive.

IT Spending: Boy, Wait Until Next Year


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published September 5, 2002
Tech spending is unlikely to rebound this year, but research by an investment bank forecasts modest growth in 2003.

PwC Deal Aftershocks


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published September 3, 2002
IBM's deal to buff up its computer services business might end PwC-HP alliance, while Big Blue readies layoffs.

Will the IT Doldrums Drag On?


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Brian Morrissey

| CIO Insights Article Published August 30, 2002
FEATURE: As the summer slowly peters out this Labor Day weekend, the IT industry hopes that the fall will bring more than just a change to the leaves: an end to nearly two years of stagnant IT spending. But industry analysts now say the wait will continue a bit longer.
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  • Hearing Dell's Footsteps, HP Strikes A Pose


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    Brian Morrissey

    | CIO Insights Article Published August 23, 2002
    HP shows off a growing lead in the printer market, as it prepares for a challenge from Dell.

    Bluetooth Is Finally Ready to Bite


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    Brian Morrissey

    | CIO Insights Article Published August 15, 2002
    Research shows the ballyhooed wireless networking technology might be set to live up to its toned-down billing.