|With shovels, AOL looks for retribution
Internet company to dig for gold at home of spammer's parents
Wednesday, August 16, 2006; Posted: 8:34 a.m. EDT (12:34 GMT)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- AOL is preparing to dig for buried gold and platinum on property in Massachusetts owned by the parents of a man it sued for sending millions of unwanted spam e-mails to its customers.
No love lost for spammers here, but I got a kick out of this one. The thought of AOL (kings of snail mail spam - how many 500 free hour CD's have you thrown away?) hacking around in some peoples yard looking for burried treasure just amusese me.