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A cyberwar is under way between two companies over a recent move made by one. Spam-fighting organization, Spamhaus, which works with e-mail providers around the globe to block spam from entering in-boxes, has been in a battle over the last week that has seen distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks exceed by several times the typical attacks inflicted on organizations. Spamhaus hosts a blacklist made up of servers that, it believes, are designed to send spam around the world. Recently, the organization added a Dutch Web hosting company named Cyberbunker to its blacklist. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
In 1998, New York's then mayor Rudy Giuliani created uproar when he proposed a zero-tolerance crime policy that included nabbing people for jaywalking. Anyone who's strolled New York knows that jaywalking is as common as hot dog vendors and yellow taxis. The online world is full of digital jaywalkers, crossing out of bounds on copyright, privacy protections or service agreements.