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AOL Users Are Defecting To Yahoo, Roadrunner/Comcast
[2006-05-11] Did you catch that AOL lost a million subscribers last quarter? Want to know where they went?
J.L. Halsey Corporation Acquires Uptilt, Inc. For $19.5 Million
[2005-10-12] Oct. 12, 2005--J.L. Halsey Corporation (OTCBB:JLHY) acquired Uptilt, Inc. based in Menlo Park, California.
Lyris Acquired By J.L. Halsey Corporation
[2005-05-16] Email list server provider Lyris Technologies, Inc. was acquired last week by J.L. Halsey Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board:JLHY.ob).
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FTC Launches 'Secure Your Server' Campaign
[2004-01-30] WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission and 36 agencies in 26 other countries are urging organizations to close open relays and proxies, which spammers can use to send junk email while cloaking their identities.
DoubleClick, aQuantive Post Q4 Profits
[2004-01-29] More demand for online advertising helped DoubleClick, Inc., and aQuantive post profits and higher revenues for the fourth quarter of 2003, which some analysts see as a good omen for the industry.
False Positives Waste Big Bucks: Study
[2004-01-28] DARIEN, Conn. -- More aggressive email filtering and blocking by ISPs, coupled with higher volumes of permission-based email, will push up the cost of having legitimate email wrongly blocked from $230 million in 2003 to $419 million by 2008, a new Jupiter Research study says.
Brightmail Launches Reputation Service
[2004-01-27] SAN FRANCISCO -- Brightmail, an anti-spam service provider, on Monday launched its new Reputation Service, which separates junk from legitimate email messages based on their sources.
Gates: Make Spammers Pay
[2004-01-26] DAVOS, Switzerland -- Making spammers pay for sending unsolicited junk email is the best way to stop spam, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates told a group of World Economic Forum participants last week.
AOL Testing Anti-Spoofing Technology
[2004-01-23] America Online is testing a new email technology to block spammers who forge email addresses to get past spam filters and blacklists, one that would eventually rely on Internet domain names instead of IP addresses to identify legitimate senders.
Online Marketing Growing but Challenged: Study
[2004-01-22] PALO ALTO, Calif. -- A new study finds marketers will invest more money in digital marketing, including email marketing campaigns and newsletters, despite email challenges and their own doubts about their abilities.
Spam Fight Moving Beyond Filters
[2004-01-21] CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Although filters remain a major tool in the war on junk email, those on the front lines are looking at other tactics, such as sender authentication, tighter security and lawsuits against suspected spammers.
Critical Path Raises $15 Million Stake
[2004-01-20] SAN FRANCISCO -- Digital services provider Critical Path said today it has secured $15 million in new private financing through the sale of convertible notes, about a month after its accounting firm questioned the company's viability.
Google Reportedly Prepping Email Service
[2004-01-19] SAN FRANCISCO -- Web-search giant Google is rumored to be developing a service to link its keyword-based advertising service to email, the Reuters news service reported Friday.
FreshAddress Wins ECOA Patent
[2004-01-16] NEWTON, Mass. -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted FreshAddress, Inc., a patent for the technology behind its email change-of-address service for both businesses and consumers.
Telecoms, ISPs Team to Fight Spam
[2004-01-15] An international group of telecommunications companies, ISPs and software companies has formed a cooperative group to keep junk email out of their networks.
MIT Spam Conference Targets Laws, Filters
[2004-01-14] CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Whitelisting, spam laws, new tech standards for email filters, understanding spam filters, sender-pay anti-spam systems and message authentication are some of the topics to be discussed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's second annual Spam Conference on Friday, January 16.
Study: Spammers Ignoring CAN-SPAM Rules
[2004-01-13] BOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Two weeks after a new federal law regulating commercial email went into effect, most junk email doesn't meet the law's basic requirements, according to a new study from Audiotrieve, which makes InBoxer anti-spam filter software.
Hosted-Email Market: $3.1 Billion by '07
[2004-01-12] PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The global market for hosted and managed email services, expected to generate about $2.3 billion in 2003, could reach $3.1 billion by 2007, according to a new study.
Mailblocks Launches Free Email Service
[2004-01-08] LAS VEGAS -- Mailblocks, Inc., today said it has launched a free, ad-supported version of its paid anti-spam email service and acquired the assets of the EmailAccount.com Web email service.