Elusive Spammer Sends EarthLink on Long Chase

Web Service Uses Lawyers, Private Eyes To Track Buffalo Sender of Junk E-Mails

The Wall Street Journal, Page One

ATLANTA — For more than a year, Mary Youngblood has been chasing the “Buffalo Spammer.”

The 34-year-old Ms. Youngblood, who sports a picture of Darth Vader on her company ID badge, works at the headquarters of EarthLink Inc., a bigInternet-access provider. She leads a team of more than a dozen investigators whose job it is to find spammers, hackers and other “bad guys” who haunt the company’s network.

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