Microsoft and Pfizer Penetrate Viagra Spam Ring, Get Hard Evidence

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ISP giant Microsoft, and pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, have (finally!) teamed up to deliver a one-two punch to those legion of Viagra spammers who are the scourge of the Internet.

We have been saying for ages that Pfizer needed to get involved, as in addition to the anti-spamming laws available these days, Pfizer has good old trademark infringement law – not to mention all of the various laws regulating and protecting legitimate pharmaceuticals – laws which are powerful, well-established, and, perhaps most importantly, well-understood by the judges (compared to that new-fangled Internet thing).


Working together, Pfizer filed lawsuits against the site which are actually selling the bootleg or fake Viagra, while Microsoft targeted lawsuits against the spammers who were advertising the goods. One-two.

As they explained, they are “targeting the entire supply chain.”

One-two, good for you!

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The filing of the lawsuits comes on the heels of seven months of investigation, during which they uncovered evidence of spamming, counterfeiting of Viagra, and identity theft, among other things.

Now, if only we could get the Lonely Housewives Association to follow suit.

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