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Spam the Vote: Ron Paul Spam Surfs into Inboxes, Cleared

This batch is NOT from the Paul campaign, but security firms warn that political spam pitching candidates and causes is going to be huge in coming months.

PC World
Sunday, November 4, 2007; 12:19 AM


Spam supporting presidential hopeful Ron Paul filled inboxes this week as zombie computers spewed thousands of messages to recipients, according to spam experts. The spam supporting Paul was sent using the same illegal spam methods used to distribute masculinity enhancement products and pump-and-dump penny stock schemes.

Experts suggest getting used to it. They expect that during this election cycle things are going to get ugly as campaigns, spammers, unruly supporters, and even rival camps use blogs, inboxes, YouTube videos, and search engines to spam the vote.


In this case, theRon Paul 2008 Presidential Campaign Committeevigorously denies sending the spam, approving its

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Added: Nov-5-2007 
By: Illuminated1234
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