Tunick, Britt
May 2003
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/5/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 18, p46
Trade Publication
America Online Inc. (AOL) launched a virus-protection service for its members, the latest in a series of paid services AOL has added in an effort to turn itself around.The 2.95 dollar a month service, developed with Network Associates' McAfee Security Consumer unit, is said to guard against viruses and worms, along with any other threats that surface.Virginia, home of AOL, enacted a law that will impose felony penalties on anyone caught sending spam, either to or from Virginia, to computer users through deceptive means.The law adds criminal penalties for fraudulent, bulk spammers and outlaws practices like hacking a computer to send spam or forging the return address on e-mails. Tabular information about global technology underwriting volume as of April 30, 2003 is presented in the article.


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