Spammers stay a click ahead of U.S. cyberlaw

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Such unwanted pitches will continue to clog your e-mail inbox, computer and legal experts say, despite a Virginia jury’s decision this week that a Raleigh man who anonymously sent bulk e-mail messages committed a felony.

Jurors recommended that Jeremy D. Jaynes spend nine years in prison, and prosecutors hope that will send a message to other spammers. Fat chance.

The problem is just too big, said Ray Everett-Church, legal counsel for the Michigan-based Council Against Unsolicited Commercial Email.

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