Twitter Files Suit Against Five Alleged Spammers

April 6, 2012

Twitter took a new step in its fight against spammers, filing a lawsuit in a San Francisco federal court against companies that create tools to automate posting to and following people on Twitter. The suit names five defendants: TweetAttacks, TweetAdder, TweetBuddy, James Lucero and Garland Harris — which Twitter claims are the biggest offenders in the Twitter spamming racket — arguing they are the arms dealers to those who fill the service with fake profiles and unwanted @ messages.

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