Security

Photos: AOL to give away spammer's gold, Hummer

AOL says it has recovered about $100,000 in cash and gold bars from a spammer--with a little help from its friends, members who clicked a "report spam button" to register their complaints. The Internet giant is giving away the loot through its AOL Spammer's Gold Sweepstakes.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...