News Burst: AOL wins three spam suits, files nine more

America Online Inc. said today it has received monetary damage awards from courts in Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee in lawsuits filed against junk e-mailers.

America Online Inc. said today it has received monetary damage awards from courts in Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee in lawsuits filed against junk e-mailers. AOL did not disclose the amount of the awards. The company also said it has filed nine new lawsuits against junk e-mail companies in California, New York, Virginia, Florida and Iowa, including a suit against a New York company that allegedly bombarded AOL members with spam mail advertising a phony cancer cure.

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