Amazon, Microsoft Team for Spam Suits

Amazon and Microsoft have joined forces to file several lawsuits targeting individuals accused of carrying out Internet crimes such as spamming, phishing and e-mail address spoofing.

"We will continue to attack these individuals in court, through legislation, and in partnership with other leading technology companies," Zapolsky said. "We work hard to earn the trust of our customers and will not tolerate these efforts to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers."